"African American" = 'black'

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Fri May 5 15:26:05 UTC 2006

BTW:  Among students, hyper-sensitive to racial terminology
if not (other) realities, it's not at all uncommon to find
black Africans referred to as "African Americans."


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>Poster:       Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
>Subject:      Re: "obtain" 'suffer/incur'

. . . the semi-apocryphal "The budget is back in the African-

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