"Caucasion" ....is that word offensive to you?

I doubt it. Then why is the word "N_E_G_R_O" considered offensive? It was used on the 2010 US Census form, and there is an organization called the UNITED N_E_G_R_O COLLEGE FUND. http://www.ehow.com/how_11602_apply-scholarship-united.html That being said, why does Yahoo Answers bleep the word... show more I doubt it. Then why is the word "N_E_G_R_O" considered offensive? It was used on the 2010 US Census form, and there is an organization called the UNITED N_E_G_R_O COLLEGE FUND. http://www.ehow.com/how_11602_apply-scho...

That being said, why does Yahoo Answers bleep the word and replace it with "*****" as if it were some sort of cuss word or foul expression? Is or is not the word not a legitimate way of describing a racial group? "African American" is in no way a proper description for someone born in Malawi and has no connection to America! Correct?

I don't particularly care for the word "caucasion." If I say it offends me, will Yahoo bleep it as well? Your thoughts please. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caucasian_r...
Update: * Sorry, little typo on my part. CAUCASIAN! Most of you got the point though.
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