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Verbal communication emphasizes words, written or spoken. As we consider the words we use, we must also consider their history. Many have offensive or racially charged origins and probably do not belong in our vernacular.
What words or phrases surprised you?
What other words and phrases should be included on this list?
What is the value in recognizing that words may have offensive histories?
Remember we are sharing this information to educate others on the inequities and prejudices hidden within verbal communication.
Reflect on these questions and write a 300 to 500 word response. Be sure to carefully edit your work for grammar and spelling, and organize it in APA format (7th edition).