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Debate over whether 'thug' is the new n-word

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Brittney Cooper and Ari Berman discuss the debate over whether "thug" is the new n-word, following President Obama and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake using the word to describe Baltimore protesters.Apr.29.2015

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