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Today on Unamusement Park: the stunning conclusion to our three-part series on the word “nigger” (part one, part two). Stereotype threat The white people we’ve see calling blacks “niggers,” or comparing them to animals, represent the too-small segment of the white population that correctly perceives their existence threatened by people of a certain other race, […]

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Our series on the word “nigger” continues from where we left off, today joining forces with “Hatred,” our five-part documentary on the War on Hate (part 1, part 2, part 3), to tackle real live racism! On the Internet. ‘Cause that’s about the only place you can find it. “Nigger” in the near-absence of usage […]

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The N-word (part 1)

Today Unamusement Park begins an exploration of one of the most interesting words in the English language: “nigger.” As I mentioned in my open letter to race conscious black people, ["nigger"] does seem to be a uniquely hurtful word. You [black people] should probably just get over it. I mean, you go around saying: “Here […]

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