173 LISA DURDEN: “That Troublesome N-Word”

It’s the nuclear bomb of racial epithets. But where did the n-word really come from? And why does it hold such enormous sway today?

From discussing Randall Kennedy’s groundbreaking book “Nigger: The Strange Career of A Troublesome Word” to Dylan Roof to President Obama’s controversial utterance, talk show commentator Lisa Durden tackles this explosive issue head-on. “People are not going to burn crosses anymore. They are not going to hang us from trees but the insidious power of this word still kills souls everyday.” Her website is www.lisadurden.com.

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Posted on October 22, 2015 in Episodes

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