Within the United States the African American community has again reverted to the problem of ethnic identity and the question, “Who are we −− ‘Blacks’ or ‘African Americans’?” is now being debated. It will be recalled that a similar debate was carried on in the 1960s, and the history of this identity question extends to the 1920s and beyond.
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Johnny Washington; “Black” or “African American”; What’s In a Name?. Explorations in Ethnic Studies 1 July 1990; 13 (2): 25–33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1922.214.171.124
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