Why I Shouldn T Be Banned Research Paper

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There are many ways to use the “N “word. Some can be racial or some can be in a slang way for friend. But different people take offense to it in different ways. The word came from slave owners and racists that didn’t like black people and said things to offend them. The word has different meanings. It could mean lazy, worthless, and many other things. So many fights and riots have started because a white person called a black person a nigger. It’s very offensive to black people and many other people take offense if they have a black family member. Many people would vote to ban the racial term but not the slang one. If they banned the slang term a lot of things would change. Those things would be music, movies, television, and the culture we…show more content…
I think it’s not a nice word to say but it’s not that crucial enough for it to be banned. But that’s just my opinion. I’m not African American so I don’t take offense to it. The only time I might is if a racist person calls one of my black friend a nigger. Racism is bad regardless what words you say, it doesn’t just have to be the “N” word. Racism was and still is a problem today in this world. Surprisingly many people think the word shouldn’t be banned. 33 percent said it should be banned but 67 percent think it shouldn’t be. (http://www.debate.org/opinions/should-the-n-word-be-banned). It really depends on the color of you or your family is. I don’t see why any other race would take offense to the word unless they have family that is African American. No doubt in my mind that people would keep saying that word even if it was banned. They need to ban other words more offensive and vulgar as in the “B” word. When Men call Women this word it pisses me off. It makes the women look and feel less than men. It’s a very ugly word and I take offense even when I hear it. The “N” word and the “B” word are the two words I hate the most. It makes people feel less of a person when they are called…show more content…
It was tough for them back then and still is tough for them because of their past and some people still live in the past. Another thing that’s bad about saying the N word is that it can get you to stop doing what you love. Eagles Wide Receiver Riley Cooper got fined for saying that word and his career was jeopardized. (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/eagles-riley-cooper-caught-hell-yelling-n-word-article-1.1698856). Just saying that word could end your career and make you go from loved to hate. It makes you look trashy and rude saying both of those words because of the origin and it makes you look like you don’t have common sense or manners. Paula Deen lost sponsors and was fined for saying the word “nigger” on national television. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/paula-deen-fired-food-network-cancels-show-after-racism-scandal_n_3480517.html) Her famous TV show was cancelled and she was fired from the food network because it made them and her look bad because of the racist slur she said. Just saying the word one time could make you and the people that affiliate with you look bad. It’s a serious matter that needs to be addressed. The slang term shouldn’t be banned but the racist slur should be

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