Commentary: Cornell Prof. Learns 'B' Word Still Stings

There's a tempest brewing on the campus of Cornell University, after an Africana professor called two female students "Black b*tches" in an off-the-cuff remark. The professor, Grant Farred, apologized to the women when they brought it to his attention and said he meant no harm. But ever since the comments came to light, several students, alumni and faculty have been clamoring for a public apology, a dismissal, a flogging or anything to atone for his crimes... Related stories: Are Racial Slurs OK As A Term Of Endearment?Cornell Professor Calls Two Students Black "B"-Words


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