Nigger.

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The N word has a history of negative connotations. During the years of slavery the word was used before, during, and after an act of violence toward African-Americans. As time went by, the word became common and seemed to be the norm in American dialogue and literature. Authors such as Mark Twain, Agatha Christie,and Dick Gregory used the word willingly in their books and titles eg; Adventures of Huckleberry Fin,Ten Little Niggers, and Nigger respectively. Although the books may seem controversial, most of them are still in publication to this day.

Those that are not African-American cannot fathom the power the six letter word has over a race that overcame everything imaginable. Although some are not affected by the word, others allow the word to keep their minds in captivity, halting their progression and upward mobility as well as revisiting a sense of oppression. In his 1964 autobiography, Dick…

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