A White Student Called a Black Student the N-Word. The Black Student Responded. Guess Who Got Suspended?

Chanese Knox, a junior at Greendale High School in Wisconsin said that she was the victim of racial taunts. According to Knox, in September a student called her “nigger.” She took up for herself and began arguing with the student. The school intervened. The police were called—and Knox was suspended.

Tom Arnold: The Trump N-Word Tape Exists and He Called Son Eric the R-Word on the Same Recording

Comedian Tom Arnold was once married to Roseanne Barr. What does that have to do with anything? Well, it proves that when it comes to knowing the inner workings of the racist deplorable brain, Arnold has first-hand knowledge. For years, he woke up to the racist morning breath of Roseanne. As such, I would want no one…

I'm Sure Someone Has a Tape of Donald Trump Saying the N-Word. Unfortunately, No One Gives a Shit

There is a 100 percent chance that Donald Trump has, at some point in his life, said “nigger.” Those odds stay at 100 when assessing the chance that he currently thinks of black people as niggers, and then they slightly dip (87 percent? 92?) when wondering whether he 1) currently says it and 2) has been recorded…

Outgoing Carolina Panthers Owner Hit With Light Fine by the NFL for Being an Insufferable Sexual Miscreant

Toward the end of 2017, it was announced that Jerry “Big Cat” Richardson abused his position as owner of the Carolina Panthers to have female employees take full spins around so he could check them out in their jeans on casual Friday. One such employee claimed that Richardson made multiple sexual advances, including…

University of Missouri Athletic Director Claims South Carolina Fans Spit at and Yelled the N-Word at Women’s Basketball Team

The University of South Carolina Gamecocks and University of Missouri Tigers don’t like each other, and that’s a good thing, especially when it comes to sports. Natural rivalries are what makes sports entertaining, but on Sunday that intensity turned ugly as several reports claim that South Carolina fans spit at and…

Watch Out Loud: What Was It Like the 1st Time You Were Called the N-Word?

When I asked a few of our readers to come in to The Root’s offices and share their personal experiences of being called the n-word for the first time, I knew I’d get a lot of stories steeped in ignorance. I didn’t realize that a lot of the stories would sound like shared experiences with a checklist of items that…