postslavery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ slavery

Adjective[edit]

postslavery (not comparable)

  1. Since the end of a period of slavery.
    • 1988 January 22, Salim Muwakkil, “Pop: I'm Bad, Therfore I Am”:
      Perhaps it's no coincidence that, just as there's a rap gap, the gap between the black middle class and the one-third of the black community classified as poor is larger now than ever before in African-Americans' postslavery history.