Jewish Journal

Jordan Susman

  • The other ‘N- word’

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Few words have the power to upset individuals and corrode a conversation more than the N-word. Its very use short-circuits rational discourse. Thrown around with frequency in certain circles, the N-word provokes and torments, gaining totemic power with each use.

    The N-word I refer to...