black (adj.) 1 Of the very darkest colour owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white 2 Characterised by tragic or disastrous events; causing despair or pessimism; (noun) Black colour or pigment; Black clothes or material; Darkness, especially of night or an overcast sky. white (adj.) Of the colour of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of all visible rays of light; the opposite of black; (noun) White colour or pigment.
"you can free the world, you can free my mind"
- Massive Attack, Safe from harm (excerpt)