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Re: Who were Free People of Color?
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The use of the term "Ethiopian" by black men in 1917 on draft registrations was a political statement - it had nothing to do with Ethiopian lineages or ancestry (DNA) It was a reaction to the N word - or colored...and was used by folks who considered themselves to be "race men".
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