Lincoln Brown, 48, was suspended without pay for five days in 2011 for using the n-word in front of his majority African-American class at Murray Language Academy after one of his students passed a note to a girl with rap lyrics including the n-word
Was it a conversation about race and culture, a lapse in judgment — or worse? As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, it depends who you ask.
The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.
With money on the NFL’s mind, there’s a double standard with the proposed N-word rule.
I’ve said it. Thousands of times. It’s not something I’m proud of. Much the opposite, really.
Rev. Jesse Jackson said he has agreed to help celebrity chef Paula Deen try to make amends for her use of a racial slur, which cost her job with the Food Network and an endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods.
A Gold Coast nightclub bartender has been fired for posting a rant on her Facebook page that included the use of the N-word to describe African-American customers.
Authorities have charged a southwest suburban man with hurling racial slurs and spitting at a woman and her son in a road rage incident.
More backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.
A southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.
A white teacher at the predominantly African-American Murray Language Academy in the Hyde Park neighborhood has filed a federal lawsuit, after he was suspended for five days for using the N-word in class.
Film critic Roger Ebert is apologizing for a controversial tweet that used the N-word.