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.
Jewel, who celebrates her 39th birthday on May 23, is just one of several celebrities who go by one name. In honor of the singing star, take a look at other stars who are too big for a last name.