Exactly. On the one hand, people want white folks to recognize that there was a time down south when things were way less than harmonious, and that white people used offensive slang to describe black folks.
Deen confirms that this is true, but says that she has evolved...and it’s some huge scandal.
Even in the “north” the N word was used frequently.
grade school kids in the 70’s - “Eeenie meanie miney mo catch a...