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Originally posted by tothetenthpower
The reason the world Negro was used instead of that other colorful word, is because had those people used the other colorful word, there would have been rioting and somebody would have been shot.
Anytime somebody uses the word Negro, they mean the other one, that's just the safety.
Would you call an African American a Negro to his face?
The United States Census Bureau announced that Negro would be included on the 2010 United States Census, alongside "Black" and "African-American," because some older Black Americans nevertheless self-identify with the term