For decades civil rights leaders fought against the n-word and its use as a slur. Fast forward to today and the term has resurfaced in Hip Hop music, movies and many more. This program, recorded at Houston Community College Southwest on Feb. 21, 2013, features a distinguished panel breaking down the meaning of the word and debates its use in today’s entertainment and youth culture.
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With Billy Idol celebrating his 60th birthday on Monday, join us for a look at him and other 1980s music stars then and now.