The “N-Word” and What It Meant To Our #Ancestors

JP LOGAN The N-Word

Those whom the law defined as property recounted various unique human experiences — their daily horrors and monotonies, how they freed themselves or learned of their emancipation, the surge of exhilaration upon securing freedom, and how they endured life on the edges of a white supremacist society in the decades thereafter. “If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it” As I pored over the narratives, I was struck less by their experiences, as heartrending as they were, than by how their experiences sculpted…

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