In a recent interview with The Sunday Times, Morgan Freeman candidly opened up about race and why he considers it an “insult” to be labeled an African American. 

“Two things I can say publicly that I do not like. Black History Month is an insult. You’re going to relegate my history to a month?” Freeman lamented.

“I don’t subscribe to that title,” Freeman explained. “Black people have had different titles all the way back to the N-word and I do not know how these things get such a grip, but everyone uses ‘African-American’. What does it really mean? Most Black people in this part of the world are mongrels. And you say Africa as if it’s a country when it’s a continent, like Europe.”