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Why fight for the use of the word negro?

[17. November 2006] In recent weeks, Ny Tid has had the journalistic pleasure of setting the agenda in the general public. An e-mail we received from the Language Council has been dissected and debated in almost all Norwegian media, due to the equal sign that was put there between the terms "Norwegian" and "ethnic Norwegian". After two weeks of fog, director Sylfest Lomheim has publicly laid flat for the criticism. The apology was both welcome and necessary. Numerous postings have led to a broad and interesting debate about the use of the word Norwegian and what kind of concepts we have to characterize Norwegians. . .

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