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#34 The ‘Awokening’ of Joe Rogan?

‘A video of clips taken out of context.’

‘White people can’t use this word regardless of context.’

‘If you ever have to say “I’m not racist, You F&#@ up.’

Law prof sues over N-word suspension and says being white led to different treatment
Zwier twice used the N-word, once in a classroom hypothetical and the second time in a discussion with a Black student about Zwier’s support for racial equality.
Zwier says his first use of the word was part of a “teaching moment” in his first-year torts class in August 2018. Zwier was discussing a case in which a hotel employee refused to serve a Black person. Zwier asked how the case would be different if the employee had used the word “n- – -er.”

A Stanford law professor read a quote with the n-word to his class, stirring outrage at the school
“I presented the quotation in its historical context, emphasized that they were not my words, and condemned their use,” McConnell wrote. “It is vitally important to teach the history of the American Founding warts and all, and not to bowdlerize or sugar-coat it.”

Column: Yes, there is a case for using offensive words in classrooms — in certain situations

Students had called for Kilborn to be disciplined after he wrote a Civil Procedure exam related to employment discrimination that included redacted versions of the epithets “n—–” and “b—-,” which he described as “profane expressions for African Americans and women.”
“What bothers me is that we are not only incapable of having intelligent conversations about these issues (employment discrimination in this case),” he said, “but if we can’t even bring up a respectfully abbreviated version of a word that comes up in the employment discrimination context, then where are the boundaries?”

The Missouri Times:  Freedom From Religion wants Parson to apologize for ‘Christian values’ tweet

Paul Curtman is a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, an author, conference speaker, and statesman. For nearly 20 years, Paul has helped lead and develop leaders in the United States military, public service sectors, and business. Paul is a strong advocate for personal and economic freedom as well as the strength and integrity of the free market system. He is a Fellow at Club for Growth in Washington D.C. and currently lives in Missouri with his wife, Ruth, and their four children.

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