Because the majority of American Black people are descendants of enslaved Africans, the term African American was used to identify us as citizens.

We don’t have the option of embracing our specific African roots which is really disheartening at times.

I like the term Black because it is inclusive. No term will ever be perfect though.

Thanks for reading.

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