Colored People's Time

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Colored People's Time ‎(uncountable)

  1. (US, dated derogatory slang) Alternative form of CP Time.
    • 1967 January 27, Martin Luther King, Jr., quoted in Stephen B. Oates, Let the Trumpet Sound (1994), p. 338:
      Colored People's Time,” King said with a grin. “It always takes us longer to get where we're going.”