U.S. Army Decides Against Official Use of Negro

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A “Command Policy” document from last month explaining that “‘Negro’ can be used in addition to ‘Black’ or ‘African American’” has been altered to better reflect the fact that no one who’s not at least a little bit racist says “negro” anymore. The Army offered an apology “to anyone we offended.”

U.S. Army Decides Against Use of Negro