The language used to describe minorities in the United States has evolved over time. A rising trend is the use of the phrase “people of color” instead of “minorities”. This article explains that the ultimate goal is inclusivity. “People of color” unites all racial and ethnic minorities. The article states:
“Changes in the words and phrases we use to describe each other reflect whatever progress we make on the path toward a world where everyone feels respected and included.”
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