I love your description of the naked N-Word being indecent exposure. it hurts my ears to hear it, even though I get the power of “taking the word back” as Dick Gregory did in his book by that name, stating,”I want my mother to think of my book from now on when she hears that word.” Some Rappers also say they are taking the word back, and I respect that. But as a child of the 60s, and the mother of a half Black son, I still cringe when I hear the word in any context.

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist. Leans Left. Mindfulness practioner before it was cool. M.Ed., LPC. Carolsantafe93@gmail.com.

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