N-word and Racial Bias Are on Trial in South Carolina

Before his death Tupac Shakur altered the N-word and substituted the “e” and the “r” with an “a.” The awkward acronym, not exactly the work of a wordsmith, became “never ignorant about getting goals accomplished.” Despite good intentions, the word has a history, a context, and the need to redress it doesn’t oviate this fact. So what happens when it’s used by a Black employee and he gets fired for it?

“Lawsuit filed by S.C. plant worker raises questions of racial discrimination”

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N-word and Racial Bias Are on Trial in South Carolina