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The Oberlin Review

“African American” Best Term for Black Populace

Mauris Emeka, Oberlin Resident
March 3
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: By way of history, until the mid 1960s, the acceptable and respectful way to refer to African Americans (or Black people) was as “colored” or “negro.” For the most part, those designations began fading away around 1965 when the Black awareness movement emerged. Careful study...

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