Please Don’t Call Me ‘African-American’

I’m “black” — and it still sounds beautiful to me.

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“Black” don’t crack

When did “black” become a dirty word? Does it still not crack? Is it no longer beautiful?

America is not the world

If the South African actress Charlize Theron ever has a baby with a white American guy, the kid would be African-American but as white as his or her parents. Remember, not all Africans are black.

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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