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Old 11-30-2017, 03:25 PM
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^lemme help you out:

https://www.theroot.com/why-calling-...xpl-1820802836

"But why is this racist?

Because calling someone by a stereotypical name that is not their own because of their alleged ethnic or racial background is racist...

...But here is the biggest reason Trump’s nasty nickname is racist: because Native Americans said so.

In May the National Congress of American Indians said in a statement: 'The name of Pocahontas should not be used as a slur, and it is inappropriate for anyone to use her name in a disparaging manner.' "

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Originally Posted by Nismom View Post
When did Pocahontas become a derogatory word?
apparently back in May?
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