How long before African American is considered offensive?

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    How long do you think it will take before the term African American is considered offensive and politically incorrect? It's certainly logical to assume that it will be eventually. Negro, black, and colored were all once considered the polite and appropriate term to use and they are all now considered offensive.

    So when do you think African American will become offensive and what would you suggest to replace it with?
     
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    I don't know what you're talking about. Everyone looks the same to me. :cool:
     
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    Are you Stephen Colbert?
     
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    I always considered it wrong. An American is an American. Not a European or African American but an American.
     
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    When Limbaugh sings "Barack the Magic African American".
     
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    Person of Color sounds pretty hoity toity, doesn't it?
     
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    I always liked colored...it sounds exotic, imo.

    I was unaware black was considered offensive.
     
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    It already is, by me.
    Do these assholes all have dual citizenship.....like Rahm does ?
    Who are they loyal to ?
     

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    Apparently it's not amongst black people. Just amongst the white guilt ridden PC police. Their slave masters. Probably the same morons that invented Ebonics.
     
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    I like the terms:

    People of African decent, people of color, or my personal favorite... the African Diaspora in the United States.

    ...but colored is fine as long as you don't use a southern accent.:lol:
     

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