Jabari Asim “The N Word”

May 4th, 2007

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For four centuries, one particular word has carried an outsize power in America — perhaps moreso today than ever. It’s a nasty word which you cannot say in polite company, which can and does incite violence, but which also, paradoxically, has been eagerly adopted by many of the very people it was intended to disparage.

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It is, as Washington Post columnist Jabari Asim‘s book is titled, “The N Word.”

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2 Responses

  1. Tina says:

    It’s a relief to find soonmee who can explain things so well

  2. Jyrki dit :Poulou, ya des femmes pas trop belles qui ont réussi leur carrière avant, pendant et après (…oublie le après) le féminisme. Il a peut-être raison pour les groupes de pression (je ne les connais pas toutes)… mais reste que c’était franchement pas intelligent comme propos. (Même s’il y a des carrièristes dans les groupes de pression, si une telle chose existe…)

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