Being Called the N-Word: Is It the New Normal?

I have been a lot of places-- Germany, Korea, Iraq, Turkey, the Caribbean, and various parts of the United States -- and seen a lot of faces throughout my travels. I may have been thought of as a Nigger, but I was never called one, at least not to my face. Today, I was called one. But I can’t talk about the interesting person who made the comment, without first looking back at the history of the term.Image Credit: neil conway via Flickr ...more
My parents came from the south ( both are now dead), from good but poor families. The families ... more