The Corner

N-Word R.I.P.?

NAACP to hold funeral for the N-word:

DETROIT —  The NAACP held a symbolic funeral in Detroit 63 years ago for Jim Crow.

The civil rights organization will do the same this summer for the “N” word, the Rev. Wendell Anthony said Sunday.

The announcement by Anthony, president of the civil rights organization’s Detroit branch, came shortly before the start of the annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner. He said members and supporters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will conduct services and a “eulogy” for the racial slur.

 

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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