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December 28, 2018 | 3:17 PM GMT
The n-word may be the most divisive word in the English language, and its spread in popular culture has been the subject of renewed academic interest. After the National Football League made the controversial decision to ban it on the field in 2014, a team of Washington Post journalists explored the history of the word, its evolution and its place in American vernacular today. https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dre/features/the-n-word