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'Negro' Is Dead, Long Live 'Negro'
Sandy Banks: "The Census Bureau announced last month that the word 'Negro' is being dropped from its lexicon. ... Erasing the word might seem to census officials politically correct in this racially sensitive time. But it feels like they're trying to scrub a chapter from a story that is uniquely American, and undeniably mine." Los Angeles Times 03/12/13
Posted March 12, 2013 12:50 AM




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