Lagos, Nigeria. Where I learned a different perspective on racism.

Why can only black people say the word ‘nigger’?

  1. Asserting qualities that you associate with black culture, as learned from the media, to yourself as a method of validating the use of the word ‘nigger’ is, in fact, racism.
  2. Capitalizing the word nigger in textbooks, novels, papers, or other written text is also racism. ‘Nigger’ is not a proper noun, it is not a person, a place, or a thing. The word ‘nigger’ is debris.

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