Common Speaks About Use of the “N’ Word on ESPN (Video)

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In light of their ongoing examination of bullying, the NFL is considering levying a penalty for in-game usage of the “N” word on the field. ESPN hosted a panel to discuss the issue, which included Common. Given the prevalent usage of the word in Hip-Hop, Common gave context for why he chooses to use the word despite requests by others, including his mom, for him to stop. Check out the video. What’s your take?

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