According to 2face unless everyone is saying WHITE is not a colour, then the idea of saying people of
colour is bullsh*t to him.
Nigerian legendary singer, songwriter and multiple award winner Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face
or 2Baba has dropped his opinion on the statement ‘People of Colour’.
According to the singer, using the term people of colour to describe black people is arrant nonsenses. Unless
we all agree that WHITE is not a colour, saying people of colour in relation to Black people doesn’t make sense
to him at all.
2face made this statement in a post he shared via his Instagram story on Tuesday, 22nd of November. Where he
shared his opinion on the popularly used term.
He wrote: “Unless we are all saying that WHITE is not a colour, The idea of saying PEOPLE OF COLOUR is total bullshit
The post sparked various reactions online both from Nigerians and other Africans, as they share their opinions on the
statement ‘People of Colour’
Below are a few of their comments
@truecrimedaniel wrote: “White people invented it!!! In a predominantly white country, it was their way if separating or
segregating other races who were minorities. That’s how it was supposed to make sense. Even though it doesn’t make
sense semantically. But yea the term “people of colour” is just a historical reference to dark times for minorities in
@dr_omomurewa wrote: “I don’t like to hear that phrase truly. I’m black and proudly black. Which one is ‘people of
colour’? We dey do fine art?
@Klinkeed wrote: “it’s actually a grossly racial statement that the world has come to normalize. White is also a colour!
I’d rather be called black, than be referred to as POC.
@officialbobbyfederick wrote: “To me I feel that name “people of colour” is what white people use to replace “Nigga”
with, it’s just racism given a beautiful name n different look”
Checkout the post here