"My question is what if I don't feel bad about the word?," says Hunter to the Evening Standard. "Should I train myself to feel bad just so you'll feel better about me saying it?"
What he clearly resents is the idea that he should make himself more acceptable to a politically correct white audience. "The greatest trick of racism is to convince us to sectionalise our own human pain. Divide and conquer - the idea that the black community has got to be like white folks to be just as good as white folks as if white folks are the template, the Manchester United of people."
Friday, December 01, 2006
The "N" Word Creates A Ruckus In London
Atlanta comic Reginald D Hunter premiered his new show four months ago and won awards and loads of attention in the UK. Now he's bringing it to London but in the post-Michael Richards world we live in, the title "Pride and Prejudice and Niggas" has everyone freaked out.