brothers

noun /ˈbrʌðə(ɹ)z/
a) male siblings

"The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny." — Martin Luther King Jr. (1963)

b) males of negro descent, or supporters of equal rights

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