[Ads-l] More on "Negro"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 6 12:16:19 UTC 2014


CNN: "The Army is scrambling to explain" why it has allowed the word
"Negro" to be used as a synonym for "black" or "African American."

The word appears in a paragraph that is part of a general order updated in
October. No report on how long it's been there.

Approval of the word is causing "controversy."

The tone and affect of Barbara Starr's report suggest that this is a very
serious situation.

JL

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