nigga


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Noun1.nigga - a variant of nigger, an extremely offensive name for a Black person
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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"The house is a berry good house, and old Colonel Pyncheon think so too, I reckon;--else why the old man haunt it so, and frighten a poor nigga, As he does?"
Why are people offended by the appropriation of nigga but not these other words?
Jeantel testified Trayvon told her he was being followed by a "creepy-ass cracka," and young Martin also referred to Zimmerman as a "nigga." She later said on "Piers Morgan Live" in her culture, "cracka" was no longer a derogatory word for white people, but a term to identify someone like a security guard.
Hunter: Trophy Nigga', who repeatedly used the n-word in reference to him, and at the end, after loud applause his fellow pros queued up to get their photo taken with the comic.
I see Xzibit in the cut, hey nigga roll that weed up
Nigga please is frequently found as a part of the strategy of sarcasm (Culpeper 1996), in which the surface realization of impoliteness gains an opposite, i.e.
Negro to Nigga: (20) Shifting Constructions of Blackness in the U.S.
(they seem to be juniors or seniors) who are friends refer to one another as "nigga." As the boys enter a classroom before the bell rings, a (White) girl in the doorway says hello to them both, and as they move away from her, this dialogue takes place:
They wouldn't let a nigga like me up in there." I was surprised to hear this standing in the cathedral-like library of one of the most prestigious universities in the world; especially coming from a young black man who happened to be a legacy (i.e., his forebears had attended Yale), who could lay claim to this place in a way that many of the other black students could not.
law prohibiting registration for words considered "immoral or scandalous." Additionally, a Website, nigga space.com, has become an online social destination for blacks.
Yet many of us now embrace it as our own, a term of honor--"mah nigga"--that indicates affection or an insider status.