The Census wants to know if you are a ‘Negro’

Well with the smash success of ‘Jersey Shore’ are they gonna add ‘guido or douche bag’ too? I wonder who made the final decision to actually add negro, because they are hiding under the table at their cubicle as we speak. SMH.

Via CBS TV

A fiery blast from the past is conjuring controversy in the new millennium. The word “negro” is now featured on an official U.S. document and now many are questioning if the Census Bureau is being insensitive.

It’s a word that many African Americans associate with segregation, so imagine how shocked many were to see it on the 2010 U.S. census form.

“The fact that it’s 2010 and they’re still putting ‘negro,’ I am a little offended,” said Secaucus resident Dawud Ingram.

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The Most Popular Hollywood Stereotypes

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The Magic Negro is a simple, humble person. Perhaps he is a janitor, or a farmer, and he doesn’t know anything about those fancy colleges or them modern sciences, but what he knows, he knows from the heart, and that makes it truer than any of your whitey statistics, facts or pie charts.

Hollywood loves its stereotypes. From the beginning there were always characters that were very degrading and misleading. Blacks, Asians, and Latinos seem to get the brunt of these simple and shallow assertions by Hollywood writers. The irony is that these movies might be some of your favorites and promote these stereotypes right under your nose.  Full story at Cracked