Someone thought that the use of the word Negress was offensive. However, check out the URBAN DICTIONARY at http://22.214.171.124/search?q=cache:rKLdu3GgiB4J:www.urbandictionary.com/define.php%3Fterm%3Dnegress+%22Negress%22&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
This is what they say:
a female black not offencive
That negress has a very nice car!
the female equivalent to a negro. (not offensive)
an african queen/goddess living in modern day USA
the elegant woman is a negress