The “N” Word

By at 2 June, 2007, 7:15 am

I have different views on the “N” word. No, I am not referring to the word “Nigga.” I’m speaking of the word “NIGGER.” When I hear the word spoken from the mouth of a Caucasian male or female I can sort of understand the way my ancestors felt having to endure being discriminated against because […]

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Name Calling: When Does It All Stop

By at 25 April, 2007, 6:51 am

Understand this people, “Not everyone likes to be called ‘nigger,’ ‘nigga,’ ‘negro.’” Not all women can sit back and relax as you call her a’bitch’ or ‘ho.’ It doesn’t matter what your background is. It doesn’t matter where you come from. It doesn’t matter who you hang with. It just isn’t cool to call people […]

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Hip-Hop Mogul Simmons Asks Execs To Remove “Extreme Curse Words” From Songs

By at 24 April, 2007, 10:06 am

Joshua Chase – AHN Staff Writer New York, NY (AHN) – Russel Simmons, one of the most widely-respected icons in the hip-hop community, announced on Monday through his Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, that he would ask record labels to “voluntarily remove/bleep/delete” three sexually – and racially – offensive words: bi*ch, h* and ni**er. “It is […]

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Do You Know any Nappy Headed Hos?

By at 17 April, 2007, 12:18 pm

Do You Know any Nappy Headed Hos? I don’t know any Nappy-Headed Hos I do know some bootylicious babes I know some weave wearing woman Some extension sporting sisters But no, I don’t know any Nappy-Headed Hos Perms with split ends, maybe. Braids, dreads, or tinnie winnie afro’s, yep. Kinks and curls, you bet. But […]

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Don Imus, Gone: For Now?

By at 13 April, 2007, 1:00 pm

How do you lose two jobs in a matter of two weeks? Start calling a basketball team, “Nappy Headed Hos!” Don Imus was fired from not only MSNBC but also CBS (though I’m not sure what took them so long but these things happen). I know people who have gotten fired for less. So for […]

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Racial slur on sofa label stuns family

By at 12 April, 2007, 1:20 pm

Mother had to explain to daughter, 7 origin of ‘totally unacceptable’ word on wrapping of furniture built overseas Jim Wilkes Staff Reporter When the new chocolate-coloured sofa set was delivered to her Brampton home, Doris Moore was stunned to see packing labels describing the shade as “Nigger-brown.” She and husband Douglas purchased a sofa, loveseat […]

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The Nigg”ER” or “A” Debate

By at 3 March, 2007, 9:40 am

When did it become the in thing to start calling each other Nigger – n*gga or any other interpretation of the word? Yo my n*gga? Holla back n*gga. When did this word become as common as hello or goodbye? Does this mean that as a society we have lost all of our sense of self? […]

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