Word On The Ave 2/11/2010

How do you feel about the word ‘Negro’ being added on the census?


Jarrod Little
Marketing and Accounting
New Orleans

“Negro is not a race. I am African-American.”



Darren Bridgewater
Philosophy and Religion

New Roads

“It’s like a slap in our face. Our forefathers fought to keep that particular word out of use.”



Shaunessy E. Carr
Political Science

St. Louis, Mo

“It is the correct use to describe a black person, and it really doesn’t bother me at all.”