Politics and the African-American Human Language

March 5, 2014   // 0 Comments

  By TA-NEHISI COATES -The Atlantic The effort to ban the word "nigger" from the NFL is not just, as Richard Sherman smartly points out, borderline racist but actually racist. Any effort to raise a standard for African-American humans that does not exist for non-African-American humans is racist. As I've explained before, the meaning of human language changes with context. That is wh...

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