Easily the most inflammatory, shocking and historic word in the English language, The "N" Word has smoldered in the American psyche for over a century. It has morphed from a source of hate, degradation and embarrassment to a term of endearment used amongst the many races of young people. But is that OK? Surf the web or eavesdrop in the lunchroom and you will find The "N" Word is alive. Has overuse removed its horrific origins; has it lost its power to insult and enrage? Given the word's continually shifting use, The "N" Word is a brave and bold confrontation of the taboo, exploring the history and relevance of the word and the social status within and between races. The "N" Word ignites the conversation. Let's talk about it!
The "N" Word features commentary from some of today's A-list celebrities, journalists, historians and every-day people commenting on their personal history with society's use of The "N" Word.