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Hey guys! 

Since the topic of language and the power of language (what we can, cannot, should  or should not be able to say) has become a larger topic in class, I thought this video was fitting to share. We've been discussing how our language is shaped why white dominance and how our language online and in class is shaped by "politeness" and the fear of offending others. Here's another take on why we say "n-word" instead of "nigger" and veil our language with inuendos even though in the end, we all know that when you say "n-word," we hear "nigger." 


I have an even more fitting video I'll share to you in the next post :)


Hope you enjoy it,



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