Category Archives: niggardly

"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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#71. The Term Hoodlum

Jesse Jackson famously stated that when he walks down a darkened alley at night, upon hearing foot steps behind him, he takes solace in the knowledge that those sounds are made by white feet and not by Black feet. Why … Continue reading

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