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"Django Unchained"

N-Word Controversy

You Be the Judge

12/29/2012 9:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1228-django-unchainedSpike Lee is boycotting Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" because the N-word is used 110 times. Interesting, since Spike has used the N-word in some of his flicks. So we gotta ask ...

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shemaiyah    

Many people (not all) who call themselves black need to grow up. I am so tired of hearing these ignorant people who continue to demonstrate their stupidity by spewing out the "N" word themselves, but when someone of a different so-called race uses it they become offended. I have three names given to me by my parents. My first, middle and surname. Any other names that someone else might want to call me are irrelevant and I do not respond to. If people don't want others to use the word, then they should not use it either. It astounds me that this conversation continues in this day and time. Spike Lee and etal (rappers, comedians,entertainers) are foolish hypocrites. They will do or say anything anything for a laugh, or to stir up controversy. It's a word that only has power to those who give it power. Katt Williams needs to focus on improving his own life and not worry about what others say. Clean your own house up! Duh! I have never considered myself to be a "N"and consider it when used by so-called black people to more offensive because I expect them to be more intelligent. Nevertheless, I have come to learn that that there are two types of "black" people. Those who have overcome and those who still don't understand what it means to overcome. So the ignorant continue to cry and blame others for the mess that they themselves perpetrate. As a free thinking, intelligent person I will not allow anyone, regardless of race or whatever people want to call themselves, to dictate to me who or what I am. And others, regardless of race should do the same. Wake up!
BTW I am not white nor black (neither one are races) I don't allow myself to be categorized or labeled to play into the system's game of keeping people of various races at odds against one another. We are all people and that's all that should matter.

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Zan    

Like 97% of these comments, the question voters and those in the movie theater: it's by white people and for white people. Like many of these comments suggest. Everyone is rascist. I am rascist against those who are blatantly and openly rascist of all kinds to all kinds of people. I am a people person and to see the blatant ignorance and racism. From all you shows the reality of contemporary America.

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