Comment of the Day

Reader: Now Black People Can't Say the N-Word But White People Can Say It to Them?

We've been critical of the NFL's policy for fining players like the Broncos' Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton for use of the N-word during games, and plenty of our readers agreed. Here's a particularly sharp take.

See also: Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton Fined $11K for Racial Slur During Broncos-Jets Game

Matthew Allman writes:

Now black people can't say the "N" word? But it was ok for the white man to call them that? Sorry black folks -- the white man ain't gonna let you have shit.

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