Thread: [Discussion] Political Correctness
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Old June 29th, 2013, 08:34 PM
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I think you should say what you mean and mean what you say.

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Originally Posted by Fenneking View Post
In a casual situation, such as a dinner party, I would say it is more appropriate to refer to ethnic lines using terminology such as black, white, Hispanic, ect. My black friends feel awkward when someone refers to blacks as African Americans, it's equally vexing as referring to white people as Caucasian Americans.
I don't know why African American has come to mean "black". Leaves out, for example, Jamaicans.
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