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  •  I remember reading a study that said that, (2+ / 0-)
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    Will Smith, AllisonInSeattle

    in a survey of American blacks, the preferred term fell out in thirds:

    1/3 felt "African-American" was correct and that "black" was offensive.

    1/3 felt "black" was corrected and that "African-American" was offensive.

    And 1/3 couldn't care less either way.

    "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." - Hubert Humphrey

    by Killer of Sacred Cows on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 04:44:45 PM PST

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