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Reply to "Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!"

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So, just playing the devil's argument (for entertainment/cognitive muscle flexing), as opposed to having a pov that you actually support?
No. There are positions that don't rest at either pole or reside within absolutes.

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My pov is that , the 'n' word needs to be obliterated.
And I'm cool with that... BUT!!
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it serves as an excellent tool of institutionalized maintenance of white supremacy/racism
I don't buy that rhetoric. And beyond that, many of the very people who make that argument aren't so keen at recognizing or attacking actual material elements that function as "tools that maintain White Supremacy/Racism."

I maintain that the focus on the N-Word is DWELLING ON THE SUPERFICIAL. The N-Word, at best, is symptom, not a cause. It seems to be pretty easy pickings while other more substantive and material things are either ignored or aren't addressed/attacked with the same type of vigor even when those things represent something much more alarming.

So, no... I don't by that superficial rhetoric. And my position is not about Playing Devil's Advocate.
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