This aboriginal young lady was thousands of miles away from my location yesterday, in downtown Philly, at the Apple Store where the race of my peoples was repurposed by a tech who was helping me…

I wanted to see the new iPad Pro, which has been marketed as “black.”

Tom, the Apple tech pointed and said, “it’s the Space Gray one at the end…” I said, “you mean Black?” Tom broke my mug when he closed with, “Space-Gray—Black—Space-Gray…they’re all the same!”

…I looked at my friend and said, “Damn, my people went from Negro to Colored to Afro-American to African American to Black and now in the outskirts of the advent of the 21st century, we have been donned Space Gray!


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