We went from niggas to porch monkeys, to negroes, to blacks, back to niggas again

from Pharoahe Monch (Ft. DJ Boogie Blind & Showtyme) – Clap (One Day) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The names that African-Americans have been called in the past centuries, which is hurtful.

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