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Wrong Music Played Live On CNN News About A 103 Years Old Driver

The CNN anchor is reporting a news about a 103 year old grandmother who is still actively driving. At the time this news was reported, the grandmother is turning 104 in a month’s time. 94 more words

Humor

Restricted Area: Derogatory Words

N.B.: racial slurs and homo-/transphobic slurs are used for demonstration and explanation in this article.

As children and teenagers we hear often enough that words do not just have meaning: they can also hurt, although some songs and stories may claim the opposite. 881 more words

WB Column

Just stop saying it?!

Last month, former CNN host and British journalist Piers Morgan decided to write what I consider a lazy and arrogant attempt at addressing black America about the use of the ‘N-word’. 908 more words

Race

Policing the plantation: Legalised killings of the 'Bad Nigger'

The event ‘Black People vs Niggas: Race, class and the N word’ held at the Drum, drew a large crowd and intense debate about the word, its history and the appropriateness of using it.  1,592 more words

What My Father Told Me: Why The N-Word Confuses Everybody (Video)

My love/hate thing with the word nigger (or nigga, depending how cool you think you are) goes back some years.

It began back when I was a very young kid. 2,023 more words

Editorials

Use Your Words

Friend, foe, man, homie, ex, lover, and pronouns are all words that can just as easily be used to describe the person in question. There are a myriad of words that can be used to address or describe a person.   1,224 more words

Living Out Loud

Why is the N-Word More Ubiquitous in America as a Racial Epithet and a Term of Endearment?

Introduction

Whether walking down the street among strangers, riding in a vehicle and listening to music on the radio, or having conversations with friends and family–depending where that person may be– there is one thing that is hard to bet against. 4,023 more words

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