I don't use the word 'negro' in postings in principle, but I have to use the word 'negro' to debate the word; if Bantu-Kelani or others never had used (or behaved like) 'negro' I would never have used the word, not even hyphenated! So your argument that even I use the term 'negro' makes no sense at all. By stating that you are merely putting the world upside down.
And of course you ignore the others points I brought forward, because you have ran out of arguments to refute them; you negate them like a 'negro' would be negated.
And once again, I have nothing against sister Bantu-Kelani as a person, I just wanted to know why a person who otherwise brings good reasonings to our attention can at the same time show so much ignorance through using such a racist word like 'negro'. And what did I get? Not a sound explanation, no, just an arrogant rebuff "it is not offensive!!!", which makes no sense, because I (and even you) have explained extensively why the word is harmful.
But it is no longer a matter of reasoning, it has become a matter of egotripping. And that's a sad thing. I raise the question again, why is it so important for her to uphold a designation which has been imposed on us by the (former) slavemaster? BECAUSE DOGS AND SLAVES GET A NAME FROM THEIR MASTER, FREE PEOPLE GIVE THEMSELVES A NAME!!!
By the way, those interested in terminology check the soon to be published book "The Return of the Black Star Line: Terminology or Stigmatocracy" by Djehuti-Ankh-Kheru and a foreword by...just check it!!!
It's gona take bravery to stop (mental) slavery
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