Comments on: Negro spirituals Reader reaction to Reuters news Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:49:03 +0000 hourly 1 By: Spiritual Sun, 22 Jun 2008 23:18:22 +0000 The term Negro is very active in use in the USA: as in the United Negro College Fund (, and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. NAACP is also very much alive in the USA: it stands for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). It’s how you call a person, the attitude of your speech, that makes a word offensive, or simple descriptive.