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Originally posted by freebornman
Hi people, I have a thread brewing which kind of 'touches' on race, whilst not actually being 'about' race. My question is this, are terms such as 'black people' or 'the black man' in any way offensive to or even frowned upon, either by the staff or people of african-american descent?
I have gone through several pages in this section, and apart from warnings against 'racist' language, I couldn't find anything relevant. I don't want to cause anyone any offence, and I don't want to spoil my thread, so I would welcome discussion and guidance.
. It was a nice message about some of the crazy PC constraints people make for themselves.
Also, if you think there is a difference between black/red/yellow/white people you are mistaken. We are all the same.
No moderator will ever simply remove a post simply because a black person is called a black person.
Can we say yellow, red, or brown people? Its strange that black has become and accepted term and the others are not.