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Why We Must Always Capitalize ‘Black’

“Black Is A Country…” — Amiri Baraka

Political Activist, Angela Davis, Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash

It was in the 1960s that African Americans named themselves “Black.” It was a statement of independence, breakaway, the final exit from the prison of being a non-white.

Many contend that there is no such thing as “race” in America and to use “black,” or the capital version — “Black,” is to submit to that…




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