ok i am white and have alot of black friends over half my freinds are black, and i NEVER use the n word in converstaion.. you know what i mean how they say it to each other like "whats up n---- " or youre my "n---" but i dont say anything when they say it to each other cuz thats a culture thing kinda... i do however get upset when i hear white poeple say it in the same way even if it is to a firend.. i dont sya anything but it bothers me .. i dont like the word period . i was just wondering: africans american moms: does it offend you when a white person uses the n word in converstion even it is not meant in bad way?
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Although you asked this for African-Americans...I'm going to answer as the mother of a black child. I have friends who don't care what the hec you call them as long as it is not the N word or offensive. Whoopi Goldberg actually says she does not like the term Africian-American because she is an American - you don't need to stick some classifier in front of it to signify her race. You don't say Caucasian-American. That is her stance. She prefers, I think, to be called black when talking about race and ethnicity. I personally cringe when going to Wal-Mart or some other store and see products directed at black people under "ethnic care products." What is ethnic? We are all from some ethnic or cultural background.
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