Category talk:Africans in art

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Rename into "Black Africans in art"[edit]

Rename Category:Africans in art (talk) to Category:Black Africans in art (139 entries moved, 0 to go) Respective with scheme, on-the-mark to allow creation of e.g Arab Africans in art etc Orrlingtalk 15:12, 8 November 2012 (UTC)
Bad idea to mix geographic origin with skin color/ethnicity. What to to with en:Afro-Arabs and white Africans; the more one makes distinction, the more you will run into problems. --Foroa (talk) 15:55, 8 November 2012 (UTC)
I was thinking that Black Africans in art can naturally be a subcat of a later-created People of Africa in art, thus catering for both ethnicity & geography without cross-categorizing; for now, you can clearly see that "Africans in art" is about 100% used for blacks. Besides, when someone says "African" they usually mean a black African. Orrlingtalk 18:50, 8 November 2012 (UTC)

I guess it can be OK to even move this cat directly to Category:People of Africa in art. Then I can re-tag those files speaking to Black Africans for "People of Subsaharan Africa in art" and the few (if any) relating to North-Africans can be pinched-out into a suitable group. Orrlingtalk 14:55, 30 November 2012 (UTC)


This category is about to be moved to Category:People of Africa in art, from which Category:Black Africans in art will be extracted. (or optional: People of Sub-Saharan Africa in art.) If there's any objections or corrections let them be heard within the coming day please. Regardz, Orrlingtalk 07:59, 2 December 2012 (UTC)

  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose With Africans, it is meant black people that can come from all over the world. --Foroa (talk) 18:50, 2 December 2012 (UTC)
Fail: Black people on Wiki are Blacks of Oceania and Blacks of Africa, We adhere to the customary formatting People of China in art, People of Latvia in art etc. for general Blacks with no geographic orientation we have People with black skin in art Orrlingtalk 19:08, 2 December 2012 (UTC)