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I believe you. But I do hear them. Maybe not extreme derogatory terms like the N word (though I hear that one a lot between black men) or some of the others, but I definitely hear people of different races having fun with each other. Not just players, either. The Panthers have a lot of black employees. They love to tease you if you're dating a black girl or if you are whiter than Wonder Bread. There's a lot of give and take there.

But is it done in fun or with hate? I have black friends that I will flat out call the N word, (so yes I guess I was lying, I wasn't including friend speak). They know the context and don't take offense, we joke back and forth all the time, it doesn't mean a damned thing, we're friends and know better than to think there's anything derogatory about it...

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But is it done in fun or with hate? I have black friends that I will flat out call the N word, (so yes I guess I was lying, I wasn't including friend speak). They know the context and don't take offense, we joke back and forth all the time, it doesn't mean a damned thing, we're friends and know better than to think there's anything derogatory about it...

In fun. If anyone ever said it in hate, they'd be unemployed that day.

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ask kerry collins

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Kerry said it in fun. His teammates didn't take it that way.

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If they burn It they could fuel a small city for a week.

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I played football all the way through college, so I am familiar with the locker room setting. There is a bond between team mates that opens the door for give-and-take smack talk. But this type of speak would not take place between strangers.

Again, I can't remember a time that I have been offended in my life. I have been called every name in the book and frankly, don't give a sh*t. I just wanted to point out how people can sterotype republicans/christians/conservatives as being "good ole' boy the way it used to be" in one thread, then type a racist statement in another.

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