THE N WORD: EVERY BLACK CHILD’S UNWANTED RITE OF PASSAGE

This occurred so often during my middle school years in our small Midwestern town, that I honestly can’t recall my first encounter with being called by that name. But reading this woman’s and her daughter’s story takes me right back to those years and everything I felt. It never completely goes away..

JN Magazine

My 12-year-old daughter, Kenya, got called a nigger for the first time earlier this month. Not in the down-with-my-homie vernacular of hipsters. This was in the original, racist form. That n word.

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