Race and Comedy, Symbols of Race, the N word

Words Matter: Bill Maher’s misidentification with the N- word

“Names have always been a problem for black people in America… our names bespeak the tangles of American culture—miscegenation, issues of property and ownership, the peculiar violence of our past—in the same way our skins do.” ~C.S. Giscombe, Into and Out of Dislocation, 2000 First a noose is found at the National Museum of African… Continue reading Words Matter: Bill Maher’s misidentification with the N- word