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FO’ SHIZZLE: If Blacks Want The N-word To Die, They’ll Have To Kill It Themselves

I’m starting to like some of the stuff that Piers has to say lately, it seems like he might be seeing the light.

By Piers Morgan

N****r.

A 6-letter noun in the English language which the dictionary defines as ‘a contemptuous term for a black or dark-skinned person’.

It’s such an inflammatory and offensive word that for any high profile white person to publicly use it, without abbreviating to ‘N-word’, is rightly tantamount to professional suicide and personal opprobrium.

I don’t use it; would never use it. But it has become astonishingly ubiquitous in modern American society.

According to a new data survey by social media analytics Web site Topsy.com, it will be used, either as ‘n****r’ or ‘n***a’, 500,000 times on Twitter today.

By comparison, the words ‘bro’ and ‘dude’ are only used 300,000 and 200,000 times per day.

These shocking statistics form part of a powerful study in today’s Washington Post.

Headlined ‘THE N-WORD’ – even the Post shies away from actually saying it – it concludes: ‘The slur has become more prevalent in American life, but remains as divisive and complicated as ever.’

Read more: Daily Mail

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