Student op-ed: Capital 'B' in 'Black,' lowercase 'w' in 'white' combats white supremacy

(THE COLLEGE FIX) — A student at DePaul University believes one way to combat white supremacy in America is to refer to black people as “Black,” but Caucasians as “white.”

Writing in The DePaulia, Alayne Trinko notes how the Associated Press, “one of the most well-respected news cooperatives,” changed the convention on spelling “black” on Juneteenth of last year.

It said the word should be capitalized when referring to people “in a racial, ethnic or cultural context.”

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Source: World Net Daily

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