asimic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) published:
PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2021
In sixth grade, I learned about the n-slur for the first time. I was sitting in the English classroom, and the boys were singing a new song that came out. I don't remember its name, but I remember them singing the lyrics without a stop. It wasn't until my best friend exclaimed that they shouldn't say that word that I realized they were doing something wrong. Their laugh after her statement crawled under my skin like tiny ants. "There aren't...
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