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Today, my tennis coach showed up to practice in an all white outfit. I exclaimed, "You're looking very white today!" He's African American. FML

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On 02/10/2009 at 12:59am - misc - by Tennisplayer (woman) - United States (Illinois)

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i really do wish people would just say "black" instead of "african american." i mean, when people start calling british black people "african americans," we've crossed the line.

#5 - On 02/10/2009 at 8:08am by katieatieay

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That must've been a funny moment... I hope he took it well!

#5 how do you know the man was British?? O_o
That said, I agree, I find it stupid to have all those "careful" denominations, coloured, African American... calling them that doesn't change their skintone... it's not disrespectful it's just a physical appearance. When do we start calling blonds "light-haired people"?

#8 - On 02/10/2009 at 12:24pm by Aquamarine

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