Blogger Roundtable: NAACP's N-Word Funeral

NAACP Funeral

A mock funeral to symbolically bury the "N-word" is held at the 98th Annual NAACP National Convention in Detroit, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Social and political commentator Jasmyne Cannick; Michael David Cobb Bowen, founder of the blogger group The Conservative Brotherhood; and pop culture analyst Rob Fields talk about the NAACP's symbolic burial of the N-word and why companies have yanked their ads from a new BET show.

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