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In recent decades, some blacks have co-opted the word that some whites still use against them as an almost term of endearment for their fellow African-Americans, often modifying it to “nigga,” presumably to dilute it defeating effect.

It’s a way of taking a weapon that kept African-Americans beaten down mentally for generations and embracing it, thus robbing it of its destructive power.

Not being able to fully put myself in the shoes of someone from a background/race/religion/gender/nationality/body type that differs from my own makes me part of the problem, according to what I’m now hearing.

Meanwhile, others have wondered why Lamar didn’t use a more lyrically neutral song for the rap-along while branding him a hypocrite for practicing what he preaches against. As I try to explain whenever white people challenge me on black use of the N-word, particularly in the rap and hip hop community, it’s all about context.

It’s like the difference between a man using the B-word against a woman and another woman doing the same.

I think the heart of what you’ve asked of your friends of color is extremely important and I think my response needs much more space than as a reply on your feed.

I truly thank you for wanting to understand what you are having a hard time understanding.

Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” would be just as potent with all of the N-words removed. Maybe the N-word is OK for everyone to use, after all.

As Delaney found out the humiliating way at Hangout, nothing could be further from the truth.

While I understand the psychology behind this, clearly it hasn’t worked.

There’s no getting past the destructive power of the N-word, and Lamar’s reaction to Delaney and the round of boos she received underscore just how hurtful it remains today.

If I am to understand this, I need people I know personally to show me how I’m missing what’s going on. I’m not trying to be insensitive; I only want to understand (but not from the media).

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