Morgan Freeman: Black History Month and ‘African-American’ Are Insulting. By David Ng.
“You’re going to relegate my history to a month?” …
“Most black people in this part of the world are mongrels. And you say Africa as if it’s a country when it’s a continent, like Europe.”
When asked by Wallace [in 2005] “how are we going to get rid of racism,” Freeman replied: “Stop talking about it.”
Ten years later, the actor expanded his thoughts on the subject: “If we accept that… in fact we are all bigots, that we are hardwired to be biased, then we can accept that, ‘OK, that’s going to be the first thing in our brains, but the second thing in our brains can be our cautious efforts at acceptance.’”
hat-tip Stephen Neil