Can we hear the N-word one day and not get upset?
Can we try something new and not be suspect?
He’s asking why:
Black people always get mad when white people say “nigga” even if they don’t use it in a derogatory sense.
The black community tends to be homophobic. Some are skeptical about him, especially since CG sings in his songs and wears short shorts on stage.
Older black people, who tend to be more conservative, also hate the use of the word by younger black generations, as many of them had to grow up during a time when they were persecuted simply for being black and routinely called “nigger.” CG is saying that the word only has the meaning and significance which you give it, so using it as a normal word would give it no power over anyone.
Also in his stand-up performances, he advocated allowing white folks to say nigga too, and says that they should start using it in order to make it less offensive.
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