Should We Just Let Non-Black People have The Word, “N*gger,” Once and For All?

Bridgette L. Hylton
8 min readFeb 10, 2022

Here’s the thing about the word “n*gger” as ugly as it is, when used by a non-Black person, it says far more about the person using it than it does about the human being against whom it is lobbed.

I have never once in all my years met a n*gger and neither have you. Just like other mythological creatures, the n*gger does not exist in the way non-Black people, and…