This week we have been discussing shades and hues of various colors. Today we will look at and discuss some Shades of Black.
Black is a color that is absent of light. It has no hue. Black is the darkest color.
Shades of Black include: Licorice, Black Leather Jacket, Jet Black, Black Onyx, Café Noir, Outer Space, Charcoal, Ebony, and more.

Black Licorice www.hersheys.com I
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Fun Fact: Licorice was introduced by Crayola in 1994 as one of the colors in its specialty Crayola Magic Scent crayons.

Black Leather Jacket www.fashionhoob.com I
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Fun Fact: Black Leather Jacket was introduced by Crayola in 1994 as one of the colors in its specialty Crayola Magic Scent crayons.

Black Jet www.123rf.com I
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Fun Fact: The color jet is a representation of the color of the mineraloid Jet. The first recorded use of jet as a color name in English was in 1450.

Black Onyx www.velaluka-padovan.com I
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Fun Fact: Black Onyx is one of the colors in the Crayola specialty crayon set called Gem Tones, introduced in 1994.

Cafe Noir www.jamaicacoffee.net
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Fun Fact: Café Noir is the color of black coffee. The first recorded use of café noir as a color name in English was in 1928.

Black Outer Space www.wallpaper.com I
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Fun Fact: The color Outer Space was formulated by Crayola in 1998.

Charcoal Black www.fireplacedoorsonline.com I
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Fun Fact: The first recorded use of charcoal as a color name in English was in 1606.

Black Ebony Rose
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Fun Fact: The first use of ebony as a color name in English was in 1590.

What is your favorite shade of Black?

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References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shades_of_black_(colors)

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