Can we please review our codebase for racist language and begin its deprecation? During deprecation, both the racist and anti-racist terms will be supported, but the latter preferred.
Please consider whether this is a worthwhile task for the project. I can put together a patch which would support the deprecation similar to the one I did to change the license of the AllJoyn codebase.
According to , work published in academic journals has argued that continuing to use racially-charged terms prolongs racial stereotypes.
From , the use of such terms does not merely reflect a racist culture, but also serves to legitimize and perpetuate it.