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This Jan. 31, 2012 photo shows Gibre George, who started a Facebook page called 'Don't Call Me African-American," at the lounge where he works in Hollywood, Fla. The labels used to describe Americans of African descent mark the movement of a people from the slave house to the White House.

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Some blacks insist: 'I'm not African-American'

The labels used to describe Americans of African descent mark the movement of a people from the slave house to the White House. Today, many are resisting this progression by holding on to a name from the past: "black."

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