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  • Caucasian
  • i prefer to be called Mrs.
  • White, it's what I am and how I act. No use labeling me something else.
  • I'd rather be called by my name -- no need for classification in my opinion.
  • Schroeder
  • American
  • American.
  • I'm Braziliam and i don't like to be called "spanic" because Brazil was colonized (discovered) by Portuguese. As matter of fact Brazil is the only country from south america that don't speak Spanish. So I concidered my self as "White American" south american.
  • American is fine with me!!!
  • i would rather be called white american because that is what i am
  • How about referring to me as Latino Jewish African American?.
  • The "-O-uknow" is preferred.
  • I would be classed as white. But in reality and when looking at my skin, I am pink. So pink Caucasian would be appropriate for me.
  • What is wrong with just being identified as American? Why do you all have a problem with this? Is America not that great anymore that you want to be identified as something different or other than American? If you want to be AfrianAmerican does that mean you want to go to live in Africa? Do you hold dual passports with USA and some Afican country? Where were you born? America or some African country? Then why not call yourself SomalianAmerican or NigerianAmerican? What is wrong with just American?
  • Just American is fine. I don't mind White, either, but there is really no good reason for anyone to feel they need to divide us up. We are all Americans. Any further classifications are pointless.
  • Most people just call me Suzanne.
  • Brian or Honky American. :p
  • you can call me whatever. I classify myself as white but caucasian american works too.
  • american by nationality white for general purposes caucasian for technical purposes cracker to be flippant or make a joke gringo when I mess up a spanish word and anyone else can call me anything they see fit.... so long as they do not call me late for dinner.
  • Hmm, I guess if I looked at it that way I'm American British. Doesn't sound right does it?
  • Fed-up American (Hey .... is that a pun?)
  • just an American....
  • I am an American. My ancestors came from numerous places. Including some of the Native Americans.
  • In Britain the only time you have to tick a box for your ethnicity is at the Doctors or Passport office. You also see it mentioned in the newsapers for a missing or wanted person.
  • Dude +5
  • I prefer to be called by my name and called an American because I live here. :)
  • I wouldn't want to be called any of those names. I'm an ndn from CA. My forbears always pronounced it like "Indin". Most of us older "skins" still use that term. Many of the younger generation now favor "Native" or "Indigenous" over the older monikers. When we describe ourselves, we identify our tribal affiliation and clan relations. We often introduce ourselves by saying who we are, and who our parents and grand parents are/were.
  • I prefer "American". You can keep the "ethnic" labels.
  • Plain ol' American
  • No, the list **doesn't** go on. If you feel the need to invoke racism to identify yourself, then you're in the wrong country. The reason racism is such a problem in the first place is that people who have been led to believe that they're inferior to others follow their so-called "advocates" to "level the playing field", as it were. What this does is promote one race over another and cause problems. The American ideology was based on no race. The founding fathers just happened to be caucasian (white). At the time, blacks were looked down on and not considered to be citizens, but such a thing was common in every country at the time. This "racism" was addressed legally by the Civil War and again by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and should have been dealt with in the courts - but with mainly Democratic leadership, it wasn't going to happen. Around the turn of the 20th century, Booker T Washington was making headway in his efforts to unite the races. He helped blacks integrate into society through education, hard work, and mutual respect. This plan was working pretty well until the NAACP came along and destroyed it with its "divide the races" propaganda. Most people don't understand how an advocate like the NAACP could be responsible for such a thing when they claim to want to do away with inequality. But it goes back to what I pointed out about promoting race-specific organizations - they always favor one race over another and this creates inequality. Teddy Roosevelt called people who used race to identify themselves "hyphenated-Americans" and he was against it. Everyone strives to be equal (or at least they claim to do). If that's true, they should drop the racism and just lead the life. Follow Booker T Washington's lead: "hard work, education and *mutual respect*".
  • I'd prefer to be called Black Caucasian Asian.
  • Those aren't "Politically correct," those are preferences. They aren't rules, they are options. What I preferred to be called is relevant. What you want to call me is irrelevant. The Right likes to say Progressives insist on it, but its a lie. We don't. Stop listening to Fox News.
    • Army Veteran
      Political correctness has done more to influence people than centuries of day-to-day living. Affirmative action and gender confusion are two of the most notable results.
    • Hulk70166
      Racists hate affirmative action, Women, Blacks, gays and disabled people love it. Its called life. Get used to it 1465. Change is here.
    • Army Veteran
      "Racists hate affirmative action" - is that so? Explain the NAACP, the Negro College Fund, and the many other African-American-specific affirmative action programs that only African-Americans can benefit from. There are no Caucasian-specific groups out there because they would be called "racist". Just because one is standing on the other side of the fence doesn't negate the fact that race-specific groups are racist.
  • American is ok with me.
  • I'd rather be called by my name. Wouldn't everyone?
  • (Sorry - 2nd comment) Preferring to accentuate your ethnicity is an invite to racism. Racism is such a problem because everyone wants equal respect with everyone else. So then, if you want equal respect, don't accentuate your ethnicity - you're inviting the very thing you claim to be opposed to.
  • I;d rather be called by my name.
  • Just an American
  • A child of Yahweh, I don't associate with worldly nationalities.
  • I would like to be simply called American. Or my name Lynda.
  • Just an American is fine with me.

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