Essay On Nigga

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“Niggas see me rollin ' and they mood change---- Talkin ' filets with the truffle butter”(Nicki Minaj Truffle Butter). When you think about the word “nigga” and how it has been controversial since the early 1900s, not only are African Americans using the word “nigga,” it is getting said by within all of the different races. Even the rap artist are expressing the word “nigga”when they consecutively use it in every stanza in their rap or song.
I can still remember my freshmen year when I was trying to get through a crowd of white people, and as I was trying to get through I got pushed to the side of the lockers and was called a “black monkey”. I was so shocked to be called that because it was the first time I ever experienced racial discrimination before in my life. You would probably think that would make me want to lash out, but honestly, it made me want to cry and want to try and change how society viewed and spoke to African Americans. Being called a “black monkey” is basically referring to you as an person that is stupid or unappealing, something you
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“Nigga” started of as a word that was use to degrade blacks, however in the 2000s “nigga” turn into a way to basically say “hello” to one another. It also derived from white male slave owners, that would call their African American slaves so that they wouldn’t have to remember every slave 's name (Pilgrim). It set the black people apart from the whites by calling them a “nigger” rather than calling the black people by their name, because of the fact that slaves were considered property rather than human beings (me). “It by euphemism is to flinch from coming to grips with racial prejudice that continues to haunt the American social landscape” (Kennedy, “Towards Racial

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