July 1st, 2013
08:53 PM ET

The N-word's dark history: Where did the N-word come from?

CNN's Don Lemon explains the origins of the N-word in relation to black people.

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July 1st, 2013
08:32 PM ET

Author Tim Wise: White people using N-word is 3rd-grade logic

Author Tim Wise explains how today's use of the N-word reaches far beyond Paula Deen's recent fallout after its use.

Filed under: #TheNWord
CNN Special: "The N Word"
July 1st, 2013
03:09 PM ET

CNN Special: "The N Word"

The "N-Word" live blog is CLOSED. Thank you for participating with our discussion on the #TheNWord. Please continue the conversation on cnn.com/OutFront.

Welcome to the CNN Live Blog: "The N Word." Digital Producer Leinz Vales will moderate. Follow the conversation, share your comments, pose your questions, and check back often for updates.

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