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Should we use the "N" word?


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 @Jasmine Reed: You can weaponize words, and empower them.  To a white person, the word "nigger" is like a bullet they can use to wound, frustrate and anger a black person. This puts the white person in a position of power and control because it dictates how a black person will react. The choice to use the slavery-tainted word remains to this day an option for white people and it  has never lost its impact. .

 

When the n-word and all of its variations is used among and between black folks, its implication is conveyed by the tone and inflection of the user's voice. And this dynamic is uniquely black.  

 

Most blacks want this multi-faceted word removed from black speech because of its painful history and the license it gives white people to use it.  Others continue to use it in private conversation because there's just no substitute for it!   Of this I am guilty.  Or. has the younger generation shown any great inclination to eliminate it from its street slang.  Should we use the N word?  Well, maybe. As long as the n-word doesn't use us.  

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3 hours ago, Cynique said:

 When the n-word and all of its variations is used among and between black folks, its implication is conveyed by the tone and inflection of the user's voice. And this dynamic is uniquely black.  

 

Of this I am guilty. 

 

Should we use the N word?  Well, maybe. As long as the n-word doesn't use us.  

QFT (quoted for truth). 

 

I definitely use variations of the word  as a term of endearment, frustration, incredulity, etc. Never in a hurtful or negative way I don't think.😁😎

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On 10/11/2021 at 1:56 PM, Guest JasmineReedTheAuthor said:

I'm writing a blog about this and need some feedback. 

 

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I don't know what "we" should do but I use the "N" word all the time.  

 

I use it mostly in reference to white people.

 

So I guess my answer would be, yes, we should use the "N" word, but 

not (only) towards each other.

 

I also think that this might be a good question to inquire of your blog 

readers.  Does your blog have a comments section?

 

 

 

 

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Jasmine Reed

 

There are TWO "N" words

Nigger and Nigga

 

Nigger is the racist insult

Nigga is the term of endearment


Both should be used in their proper contexts.

 

 




Cynique

 

 

@Jasmine Reed: You can weaponize words, and empower them.  To a white person, the word "nigger" is like a bullet they can use to wound, frustrate and anger a black person. 

 

Speaking of angering a Black person, lol

Since you DIVORCED yourself from the Black race, you lost your PASS to use the word "nigger".

You are officially PROHIBITTED from using that word and it's derivatives....until you reconcile your relationship with the Black race.

Your Nigger/Nigga Pass has been REVOKED, lol.

 

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Do you hear me????

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mzuri

 

 

 

I don't know what "we" should do but I use the "N" word all the time

I use it mostly in reference to white people.

 

Really?

I hear you calling them "whitey" most of the time, lol.
Which I don't hear much today.

 

When I hear the word "whitey" I think about a neighbor who used to live down the street from us who paid the boys in the neighborhood to rake leaves or do odd jobs around his building while he'd preach to us about "whitey" and "niggas"...lol.

He had property and money and even voted Republican back then...but would constantly talk about White folks and called them "whitey"....lol.

 

 

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"Now wait a minute now...
Yall listen to me now...

Never let whitey know what you're doing 
with ya money!

When whitey gives you a job...
Make sure you show up on time!"


 

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7 minutes ago, Pioneer1 said:


Since you DIVORCED yourself from the Black race, you lost your PASS to use the word "nigger".

You are officially PROHIBITTED from using that word and it's derivatives....until you reconcile your relationship with the Black race.

Your Nigger/Nigga Pass has been REVOKED.
 

Do you hear me????

 

 

 

I don't know what "we" should do but I use the "N" word all the time

I use it mostly in reference to white people.

 

Really?

I hear you calling them "whitey" most of the time, lol.
Which I don't hear much today.

 

 

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@Cynique hasn't divorced herself from anything.  Maybe her cat.

 

Yes, I refer to them as whitey on here, but when I'm talking about

them in the real world, I call them the "N" word.  Honest.

 

 

I thought you would commend me for calling whitey the "N" word, 

get off my case.
 

 

 

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Mzuri

I'm not on YOUR case...right now atleast...I'm on Cynique's...lol.

Membership has it's privileges.

One of the privileges to being in the Black Club is the unlimited use of the words Nigger/Nigga.

Now I LOVE niggas...I do....but niggas need to understand this!

You can't just let EVERYBODY run around saying it.
Power is exclusive, not inclusive.


Now I'm sorry to do this to your friend Mzuri but I have to take her pass from her and "put it up" in the closet until she get's her mind right!!!!





 

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"Nigga" isn't always used as a term of endearment


Antwone Fisher said that his abusive step mother used to call him and his other siblings "nigga" instead of their actual names.

He said she said it so much that they could tell which one of them she was calling or talking to by the WAY she said it.

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3 hours ago, Cynique said:

@what's his name: Since you are not the head nigga in charge, you don't call the shots. Me and white folks can use the word nigger any time we please  What are you gonna do about it?  

 

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"Nigga you KNOW my name."


What's with all the "what's his name" crap???

Speaking of HNIC...lol.
Where's my nigga Troy?

What's his stance on the "n" word in general, and should Cynigg  Cynique get her pass revoked UNTIL she's ready to reconcile with the Black community?


 


 

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Guest umbrarchist

NO!

 

I trained myself not to think it regularly before I graduates from grade school long ago. My mother used it quite often. Not much progress has been made in decades.

 

The negative connotations of the word cannot be scraped off.

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