Speech Police: ABC Warns of ‘Commonly Used Terms’ With ‘Racist Origins’
The current racial reawakening is forcing a reexamination of everything, from statues to tv shows. Of course, that also includes language.
On Thursday, Olivia Eubanks reported for ABC News on “some commonly used terms that actually have racist origins” in an article that, to be generous, at times stretched the meaning of “common” and “origin.”
According to Eubanks, some words “remain in wide use despite their racially questionable origins. That's because the definition of these words and phrases have often been lost over time, experts said.” Isn’t this a good...