‘Negro’ sparks outrage as race category on juror information card

The race category asks potential New York jurors

The race category asks potential New York jurors if they are “black, African-American or negro.” (January 13, 2014 5:34 PM)

A racial category is sparking outrage from a potential New York City juror. Raeana Roberson, a 25-year-old teacher from Queens, took to social media saying she was offended by the term "negro" on an information card she was asked to fill out for jury duty. The information card is state issued, and is the same one given to jurors at any New York courthouse. A picture of the form was posted...

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