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.
Not everybody starts at the top, and that includes celebrities. In that spirit, click on to see 30 commercials featuring some of your favorite TV and movie stars before they were famous.