MemberFebruary 8, 2021 at 3:57 pm
I (white guy, FYI) have always gone by a person’s intent. I’ve heard people say “African American” with a load of sarcasm attached, and known that they were mocking the person about whom they were speaking. For me, I was raised with the word “black” as the term used when it was necessary to differentiate one person or another based on their race. I feel most comfortable using this term, and I only use it when it is absolutely necessary to make this differentiation.