Quote Originally Posted by SpartaChris View Post
Also, I can't help but wonder if those players who were allegedly bothered by this are equally as bothered every time they hear the same word in a rap song, or spoken by one of their peers. If you want to erase it from the English language, then erase it entirely. Otherwise it's awful hypocritical to be pissy at a white guy for using a word blacks throw around at each other on an hourly basis.
There's a fundamental difference. And one of the reasons the black community uses the word is precisely because of the negative power invested in it by our society's dominant race. Sort of a defiant "f you", if you see what I mean.