On yesterdays show we tackled the issue of ethnic identity. Should we be called African American, Black, Both, or just American? Today the poll yielded that 35% prefer to be called Black, 26% prefer to be called American, 24% prefer to be called African American, and 15% say that it doesn’t matter, Black and African American are interchangeable.
The topic makes us further question if categorizing ourselves has hurt us or helped us as a race? Calling ourselves African American instead of just American could be another form of separate but equal. If we just call ourselves American it could make everything automatically equal.READ MORE: Gov. Kemp Announces Medical Technology Company Intuitive Expanding In Gwinnett County, Adding Approximately 1,200 Jobs
Have there been any benefits to being identified as African American?READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
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