ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ tackles the ‘N-word’; felt, not heard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris confiscated his daughter’s phone for a teenage misstep, he was taken aback by one message string he read. “‘Hold on, why is this kid saying the N-word?’” Barris recalled asking his 16-year-old. “And she said, ‘All my friends say it.’” Barris realized that it’s “become for […]

CHARLES DAVIDSON: The N-Word Unchained

OPINION – By now, people across the country are embroiled in heavy social media discussions or water cooler arguments about Quentin Tarantino’s use and Spike Lee’s criticism of said use of the infamous N-Word in the blockbuster hit ‘Django Unchained.’ There are those who believe that the word is grossly overused in the film starring […]