Politically correct terms are a hot topic. The focus on using “PC” words has sky-rocketed recently with so much focus on diversity & inclusion in the news. We decided to create a list of the top 20 most-Googled questions on PC terms to help better understand each one.
Disclaimer: There are words or phrases in this article that are politically incorrect and might offend you. I am sharing the exact phrases/questions that people are querying on Google (source: ahrefs). I couldn’t think of any other way to answer these questions without listing them exactly as the user typed them into Google.
Ok, here are the top 20 questions users search about on Google (verbatim):
Is People of Color politically correct?
“People of Color” is widely used but not everyone approves of the term and there are often better alternatives.
A few alternatives are:
- BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color)
- Use the origin of where the person of color is from (e.g. African American, Korean American, etc.)
- Ask the person which term they prefer