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BIPOC or POC? Equity or Equality? The Debate Over Language on the Left.

For those pushing for changes in society on race and other issues, words matter. They can also muddle.


By Amy Harmon - Nov. 1, 2021,


"The current struggles over language reflect meaningful shifts in thinking on some essential issues, experts say."


This New York Times article is behind a paywall. As a result, I can't share the full text here. I find the window it provides into a crucial aspect of the discourse on social identity, social bias, and social justice to be valuable enough to make folks aware of it. I regret that it cannot be accessed without a subscription to the paper.

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