As a dark dark dark skinned African Rastafari Woman, I am fully aware of the discrimination of darker skinned Africans. And yes I am aware of its prevelance throughout the world.
To I the words and the use of the words negro/negroid only sets us a progressive people backward and not farward. In a way it puts us back where the introduction and realization of our skin color differences occurred.
What you have stated here is the key.
"In a way it puts us back where the introduction and realization of our skin color differences occurred."
I guess this is what the poster Kelani was trying to say, that the term forces many to look back at the roots of Racism and the type of people who were and are still most affected by Racism/Colorism. Lets see if others are willing to also share their view on this topic.
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