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Richard Sherman (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sherman Calls Proposed Ban Of ‘N’ Word ‘Atrocious Idea, Almost Racist’

“It’s an atrocious idea,” the Pro Bowler said. “It’s almost racist to me. It’s weird they’re targeting one specific word. Why wouldn’t all curse words be banned then?”

03/03/2014

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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

West Village Fight

Man Critically Injured In Reported Racially-Charged Incident In West Village

A man was reported in critical condition, after authorities and witnesses said he was punched, after reportedly hurling racial slurs at two restaurant customers in the West Village Friday.

07/13/2013

Kenneth Chamberlain (credit: Family Handout)

White Plains Cop Suspended Without Pay Following Involvement In Kenneth Chamberlain Shooting

Officer Steven Hart was on a team of officers dispatched to check on the well-being of 68-year-old Kenneth Chamberlain after his medical alert device went off.

07/21/2012

This receipt was posted by Twitter user Minhee Cho (@mintymin) on Jan. 7, 2012.

Papa John’s Fires Employee For Using Racial Slur To ID Korean Woman On Receipt

Papa John’s served a Harlem resident a hot slice of racism, according to the New York post. When Minhee Cho, 24, ordered a pizza from the chain restaurant she was surprised to see that her receipt identified her using a racial slur referring to her eyes.

01/08/2012