Tag Archives: the n word

Do as I say, not as I do: On language for SOME of us

TweetFrom Paula Dean to athletes Riley Cooper and Roy Hibbert, 2013 has been the year of the celebs getting caught using discriminatory language. While all of the aforementioned have received their respective slaps on the wrist by way of fines, firings, and contract cuts, they did not go down without some finger wagging of their [...]
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We’re Not Racists! We Just Scream the N Word For Good Luck

TweetNext time someone says we live in a post-racial world, you can share this gem which shows us that good old fashion racism is still as American as Apple Pie. Tyra Batts, the only African American on her varsity girls basketball team in Buffalo, New York, felt a little uncomfortable when her team-mates engaged in what [...]
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