Were you in my house just a few moments ago because I just had this long, “robust” discussion about the term Black from the geo-political sense and how lumping all people by skin tones erases their struggle (lol). I personally have a problem with both Black and African-American for many of the reasons you’ve noted here. Using the term Black includes everyone in the African diaspora even though many of those people engage in racism and anti-Blackness themselves. It’s complicated.

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