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Piers Morgan decided to take it upon himself and tell Black people what they need to do in order to help eradicate racism. His suggestion? Stop using the N-word. In a piece for the Daily Mail titled, “If Black Americans want the N-word to die, they will have to kill it themselves,” he writes, “Far from ‘owning’ these words, seizing back control with the use of them, I believe it merely serves to empower those who wish to deploy them abusively – and encourage them to continue doing so. Your average dim-witted, foul-mouthed bigot – and there are plenty of them as Twitter can attest – thinks: ‘If they use it, why can’t I?’ They hear African-Americans say the N-word to each other and claim victory: ‘See, that’s what they even call themselves!’” Ok and? Needless to say Black Twitter lit Morgan up and told him to stay out of these affairs. I mean if the NAACP couldn’t get the Black folks to stop using the word, why does Piers Morgan think he can? More importantly, why does he think it’s his job and responsibility to tell Black people what to do? Read the full article here.