Tag: n-word

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Six False Accusations by John Lewis, Hero-Turned-Hack

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) is a civil rights hero. He is also one of the most partisan members of the Democratic Party, and frequently accuses his political opponents, falsely, of racism.

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Valerie Jarrett: I Don’t Say The ’N Word’

White House Chief of Staff Valerie Jarrett says that she doesn’t use the “n word” — a term used by comedian Larry Wilmore while praising President Obama during his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Black Politician Unleashes Torrent of Racial Epithets to Dismantle Racism

Louisiana state Senator Elbert Guillory–who became the first black Republican senator in Louisiana since Reconstruction upon switching parties in 2013–has released a YouTube video in which he drops a series of racial epithets, including the N-word, to open up what he calls a dialogue on race.

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LAUSD Teacher Sued for Using ‘N-Word’ in Class in Historic Context

Parents and students from Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center in Los Angeles have launched a petition to restore a teacher to his job after the 29-year-veteran was suspended by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for allegedly using racial terms in class. The petition had neared 800 signatures by Monday morning.In addition, the students held a rally on Monday at the school.

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Malcolm X’s Daughter’s Bizarre ‘N-Word’ Theory

Celebrity gossip site TMZ.com approached Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz and asked her about the “N-word” in hip hop. Shabazz agreed that the widespread use of the word was “ridiculous,” but added that white people should be able to use it in hip hop music as well: “If you’re going to use it, then everybody should be able to use it, right?” she said.