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"The-Word-That-Must-Not-Be-Named”: Huck Finn, Joseph Conrad and the dreaded N-word

 “The-Word-That-Must-Not-Be-Named” holds more power then even Voldemort  It is a word that was once buried, yet rises from the grave with increasing rapidity to haunt all ears who hear the two-syllable pejorative uttered. Uttered frequently by Black people in … Continue reading

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Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s Waterloo: Nigga Please

It is a well-known fact that white people cannot say nigga, nigger (the-word-that-must-not-be-named) or any variation of this racial pejorative. Even using the word “niggardly” is a daring attempt at circumnavigating the nefarious undertones that haunt the term for its … Continue reading

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#510. ‘Brothers’ Being Hassled in Akron

Words are important in the Black community. Take for instance the term “Brother”, a fine greeting that Black people toss around freely to describe an individual of close relation whom they feel a certain fondness with and admiration for. The … Continue reading

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#15. White people using the word "Nigga"

Black people love to call each other “nigga” even more than the most negative pejorative in the English language, the n-word. To Black people, there is no greater term of endearment than admonishing each other with playful calls of “nigga … Continue reading

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