"Today, we’re not just burying the N-word, we are taking it out of our spirit, we are taking it out of our minds…To bury the N-word, we’ve got to bury the pimps and the hos and the hustlers. Let’s bury all the nonsense that comes with this."

Kwame Kilpatrick, Mayor of Detroit, speaking on Monday at a symbolic funeral for the “N-word,” organized by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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