Main Entry: up·pi·ty ne·gro
Pronunciation: 'up + -ity 'nE-(")grO
Function: proper noun
: a fearless black person who by social definition is "not in their place”
:a Black person who is committed to reversing the crimes of self-refusal, self-denial, and self-hatred that are endemic to the Black community and detrimental to the Black psyche
: UNAPOLOGETIC. VAINGLORIOUS. MULTIFARIOUS. JUST AUDACIOUS.
Nelson Mandela, Zora Neal Hurston, and Frederick Douglas are some examples of the uppity negro.
negro who is not hood and goes to meetings and wears a tie and does other things that uppidty white people do also making him an uppity negro.
melissa's uppity negro dad bought chinese food and we ate it and spilt it on the floor just now