Originally Posted by ShelliRK
Wow, all these wasted space comments. Why didn't someone in an official capacity simply say that any word used to identify someone that could be considered a racial slur is inappropriate and won't be tolerated. Anyone who continues this conversation to cause a stir about the subject for pure amusement will be dealt with appropriately. Say Pakistanian, Pakistani, Black Person, Jewish person.. I think we all understand, stop claiming ignorance. Better yet, just refer to whoever you're talking about by NAME.
I'm embarrassed for many of you.
Brit? Yank? Aussie?
See my prior post.
I'll also point out that I knew a Black girl once that said "Black? Do I look black to you? No, I am a lovely shade of mocha." So, why is Black acceptable? Why not Negro?