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Sociocultural Designations.  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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UPDATE: In chapter 10.3.2, Sociocultural Designations, the examples of capitalizing racial categories were updated to reflect the decision to capitalize Black and White and to use them as modifiers, not as nouns. This change was made August 27, 2020. Capitalize names of languages, nationalities, racial categories, ethnicities, political parties, religions, and religious denominations. Do not capitalize political doctrines (conservative, progressive) or general forms of government (democracy, monarchy). Capitalize ...