Jury: N-Word Wrong Even Among Blacks

A black employee sues her black boss for his n-word-laced tirade and wins.

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"That means my boy, I love him, or whatever," he said.

Thus far the jury has awarded Johnson $250,000 in compensatory damages. It returns to court today to decide on punitive damages. 

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Jozen Cummings is the author and creator of the popular relationship blog Until I Get Married, which is currently in development for a television series with Warner Bros. He also hosts a weekly podcast with WNYC about Empire called Empire Afterparty, is a contributor at VerySmartBrothas.com and works at Twitter as an editorial curator. Follow him on Twitter

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