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Keidel: The NFL, ‘N’ Word, And Censorship

The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.

02/28/2014

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New Haven Police Investigating Racial Epithet Over Police Radio

Black officers are alleging racism at the New Haven Police Department, including the use of the N-word during a police radio transmission in December.

02/07/2014

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Racial Graffiti Found Scrawled On Long Island School

A school on Long Island was vandalized with racial graffiti this past weekend, and police have launched a search for the culprit.

09/30/2013

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Jury To Rule On Punitive Damages In Controversial Case On Racial Slurs

A federal jury has rejected an argument that the use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, ruling instead that its use in the workplace is hostile and discriminatory no matter what.

09/03/2013

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NJ Teacher Punished For Tenure Immunity Joke

Ploshnick’s comments were featured in a “Teachers Unions Gone Wild” that appeared online. The footage from a New Jersey Education Association leadership conference was released by James O’Keefe III.

11/11/2010