It’s an umbrella term that’s only racist on tumblr because it’s associated with evil social justice warriors by people who only noticed the terms use when they got onto tumblr. “People of Color” has been around for a long time, it’s modern use has been around for decades.
It’s mind-boggling because I hear how bad it is to use umbrella terms like people of color from these people, and how it’s erasure, but I don’t see them referring to individuals any time soon. Here you have people using umbrella terms that lumps non white people together that no one has a problem with including the blacks, minorities, and non-white, what you’re using right now anon while trying to say that people of color is racist.
Here’s the run down and explanations on the term:
- "People of Color"
- The Journey from ‘Colored’ To ‘Minorities’ to ‘People of Color’
- Loretta Ross on the Phrase ‘Women of Color’
- What’s wrong with the term ‘Person of Color’
- How not to use the term POC (2-Step Guide)
- You hate the term “PoC”? So what. Stop saying it then. Easy
At the end of the day, the term is a political identity meant to deal with U.S. racial politics.
so do the palestinians she wished dead
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