Your request is being processed... Census Bureau Director Apologizes For 'Negro' Category On Form





On Friday's edition of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal," Census Bureau Director Robert Groves apologized to a caller for the "negro" classification on the 2010 census form.

"I am black. I did not appreciate the Black, the Afro-American and Negro. That is back when I used to live in Nashville, Tennessee, when people were called Negro. I do not like that, that is out of character, and it really hurt my feelings ... that to me is racist," the caller said before hanging up.

"First of all, let me apologize to you on behalf of all my colleagues," Groves responded....

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