Can you say the n-word ironically?
No
Yes
Can you say the n-word while rapping to a song?
No
Yes
How about when you’ve been invited on stage to rap along with Kendrick Lamar?
No
Yes
What if you have a black friend who said it was okay?
No
Yes
If you’re quoting someone else saying it?
No
Yes
As a demonstration of “free speech”?
No
Yes
Reading passages from books that use it?
No
Yes
It’s complicated
You're alone in your room and no one can hear you?
No
Yes