Originally Posted by RWBlue
If you were born in Africa and moved to America and got citizenship, it is meaningful.
If you were born in America, you are an American. You are not an African American, no matter what the media says.
OR...Since science says we all stem from one gene pool started in Africa, we are all African American.
One of my professors in college was from the Caribbean. She was not an American citizen, yet she had to always check "African-American" on things asking for race.
I don't mind being called white, and most black people don't mind being called black. It's the color of your skin. Ain't nothing you can do about it.