Poll of the Week: 2010 Census

Are you offended by the word Negro on the Census questionnaire?

As 2010 Census forms begin arriving in mailboxes across the U.S., there has been some controversy about the use of the word “Negro” to identify African Americans. (Sample Census form) Black Enterprise wants your opinion on this issue.

Should the U.S. government have used the word Negro on the 2010 Census form?
A. No, the word is derogatory and offensive.
B. Yes, some people still identify themselves that way.
C. What’s the big deal?

Click here to take our poll.

Chime in: How do you identify yourself? Do you consider yourself a Negro, black, or African American, or none of the above? Let us know in the comments section below.