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"negro" is it offensive? Is it offensive or as offensive as "nigger"? I'm a bit confused, been coming across it on the Internet quite often lately by non-black folk, though "nigger" does seem quite out of place even on racist forum(s). So I started to wonder if that's an appropriate word to use?
May 20, 2011 1:25 PM
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it used to not be offensive, but now that everything is politically incorrect, it is considered offensive. You may still hear older people say it just because it was acceptable when they were young.
May 20, 2011
It is offensive that you don't wear anything in your picture.
May 20, 2011
Negro is not offensive. However, if you said to a black man, "You're a negro", that wouldn't sound nice at all. Is the term "Russian" offensive?????
May 20, 2011
It is strange how "negro" became offensive. Initially, the term was coined to NOT be offensive.
May 20, 2011
Yes it is offensive. "Black", however, is generally not offensive, at least to my black friends.
May 20, 2011
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