Coded Language: Times Black Celebs Were Called “N-Words” Without The Actual Word Being Said

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Times Black Celebs Were Basically Called N-Words

Coded language is a real thing. It’s a way to call minorities racial slurs without actually saying the word. They get called “thugs,” “uneducated” and all sorts of other words that basically mean “N****.” Don’t believe us? Think we’re being sensitive? Just look…

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