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Romney Plans for Presidency, Touré Apologizes for N-Word Use, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including how Paul Ryan’s budget hurts the poor and Geraldo Rivera’s latest controversy.

Posted on Aug 17, 2012 READ MORE



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The State of Our Interracial Unions

Though Dr. Laura’s comments are definitely offensive, what’s more offensive is that she really isn’t saying anything new. Throughout our nation’s long history of racial mixing, mainstream culture has regarded interracial relationships as abnormal.

Posted on Aug 27, 2010 READ MORE



The Glenn Beck-Sarah Palin Rally to Un-Pervert MLK

There’s almost too much crazy going on here to cope, but Media Matters does a bang-up job of explaining how Sarah Palin (who told Dr. Laura N-Word “don’t retreat ... reload!”) and Glenn Beck are planning to “reclaim the civil rights movement” with a rally on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “dream” speech.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010 READ MORE


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So Long, Dr. Laura: Schlessinger to Leave Radio

Dr. Laura Schlessinger is still sorry about that whole “n-word” incident from earlier this month. So sorry, in fact, that she went on “Larry King Live” Tuesday night to talk about it—and to announce, “I’ve made the decision not to do radio anymore.”

Posted on Aug 18, 2010 READ MORE


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Dr. Laura Sorry for Airing N-Word Barrage

Dr. Laura Schlessinger is many things, but an astute commentator on racial politics isn’t one of them. The long-running schlock jock removed her foot from her mouth this week to issue an apology for ... (continued)

Posted on Aug 13, 2010 READ MORE


N.Y. Council Considers ‘Bitch’ Ban

Emboldened by its decision to outlaw the “N-word,” the New York City Council is now setting its sights on another slur: bitch.  According to The New York Times, this latest semantic crusade, headed up by Brooklyn Councilwoman Darlene Mealy, is drawing supporters who think the word falls squarely within the bounds of hate speech.  Detractors believe it can be used with benign—even affectionate—inflections.

Posted on Aug 7, 2007 READ MORE


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New York Bans ‘N-Word’

The New York City Council has symbolically banned the use of the word nigger. The resolution, though unenforceable, is meant to defy the word’s popularity among young people, though, as the BBC points out, an “edict from elected officials” is unlikely to have much of an impact.

Posted on Feb 28, 2007 READ MORE


Jabari Asim: The Most Potent Epithet of All

“Whether or not one uses the N-word isn’t one of those ‘distraction’ issues like flag burning; it’s a character issue.”

Posted on Sep 29, 2006 READ MORE


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