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theGRIO REPORT - Dayton native, Joseph Ross turned on his Motel 6 room's television only to see the words 'Hello Ni**er!' written on the screen.

The post Man finds 'Hello Ni**er!' message on TV in Motel 6 room appeared first on theGrio.

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.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' still manages to provoke controversy because of its liberal use of the n-word...

The post Teacher's aide allegedly fired for calling 'Huck Finn' racist appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - A veteran Los Angeles TV reporter is being accused of sending a racist tweet to rapper Yung Berg...

The post Reporter accused of n-word tweet to rapper Yung Berg says he was hacked appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - I have no real logic behind using the word, but for whatever reason, I'm given somewhat of a pass by society because I'm black...

The post T.J. Holmes: 'Yes, I use the n-word' appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - The 1997 Pam Grier vehicle ignited a feud between Tarantino and Spike Lee, who sparred publicly about Tarantino’s promiscuous use of the dreaded 'n-word' in his movies...

The post Spike Lee-Quentin Tarantino ‘Jackie Brown’ n-word battle revisited 15 years later appeared first on theGrio.

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Personal trainer and author David Sylvester's 2009 article about his encounter with the n-word during a bike trip across Africa captured so much attention, theGrio asked to reprise it for our series...

The post How did the n-word go international? appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - Once the n-word -- the epithet in either of its pronunciations -- enters into the public sphere, in any way, it is next to impossible to divorce it from the racialized history from which it originally emerged...

The post How did ni**er become 'the n-word'? appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Nas has joined the recent list of celebrities, which includes The-Dream and Russell Simmons, who have come to the defense of actress Gwyneth Paltrow after she tweeted the n-word during a Jay-Z/Kanye West concert...

The post Nas: Gwyneth Paltrow is a real ni**a appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - Even if Jay-Z, Kanye, or President Obama were to sign off on a permission slip for all of white America for carte blanche usage of the “n-word,” it would never fail to offend some large portion of black people, when used in the improper context...

The post The Gwenyth Paltrow problem: Is it ever OK for whites to use the n-word? appeared first on theGrio.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE - Gwyneth Paltrow is at the center of controversy for a Twitpic, which captures Jay-Z and Kanye West during a performance, captioned “Ni**as in paris for real @mrteriusnash (the dream) tyty, beehigh...

The post Did we give Gwenyth Paltrow permission to use the n-word? appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - Gwyneth Paltrow has been under scrutiny this week for a tweet that some are calling racially insensitive...

The post The-Dream defends Gwenyth Paltrow's n-word tweet, claims he sent it appeared first on theGrio.

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