GUEST COMMENTARY: What it means to be a black American

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 1:01 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 30, 2010

During a discussion between a friend and myself the topic of what label Americans of African descent preferred came up. My response to this topic is I would prefer to be referred to by my name, my actions, values and my character. We both agreed that this was not possible at this time.