“This phraseology is inhospitable, anti-Black, and unacceptable.”
Really? Have you told black music artists this? Because many of them seem more than happy to use the word on a regular basis. Or is this just a bias by the author…one race is allowed to use the word for commercial purposes, while another is forbidden even in an academic evaluation?
Liberalism is a virus in this country, causing far too many people to think that their selfish sensitivities have a right to drown out common sense. People like this author need to be told to shut up and listen more than they talk until they are ready to contribute and discuss rather than attack and suppress.