return of "colored"

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 29 16:57:06 UTC 2012

American Association for the Advancement of African-Americans


On 3/29/2012 10:41 AM, W Brewer wrote:
> ... [Upgrades
> might be:  *National Association for the Advancement of African American
> People (*N-quadruple-A-P); *The United African American University
> Fund (*UAAUF)]  Apparently, the cachet of the acronyms NAACP (1939) and
> UNCF (1944) allowed them to survive the pc steamroller, all
> the while ignoring articulation of the (universally understood) underlying
> dysphemisms.

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