Persuasive Essay

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Nicholas Gomez
Words cannot break my bones but stick and bones can. Derogatory terms like nigger, chinks, spics, and fagots should be ban or used. Racial slurs like niggers, chinks, spics, and fagots should be ban. Some African Americans believe that the word nigger should ban and others think that the word should be used. Many people believe that the derogatory words mean more than it seems like nigger can be traced back to slavery. Some African Americans believe that nigger means something different now and it not offensive. People do not have the right to call an ethnic group a racial slur when they know that the word would offend them. Racial slurs offend and discourage a person’s pride of his/her ethnicity. An ethnic group has the only rights to use their derogatory terms. Racial slurs bring an ethnic group past pain and old wounds that their race went through.

An ethnic group has the only rights to use their derogatory term. A racial slur would not be harsh when a person of the same racial group is saying it. Some African Americans used the word nigger because nigger is not offence when an African American say it to another. When a white person calls a black person nigger, the black person usually gets offend. There are laws made that these racial slurs should not be used. The Gay/Lesbian communities do not like people calling them fagots because it makes them feel uncomfortable of being gay. If people know that, a word is offensive they have no right to say it. A person’s pride is very important and it should not be taken away from him.

Racial slurs offend and discourage a person’s pride of his/her ethnicity. An ethnic group has the only rights to use certain derogatory terms. African Americans are very proud to be African Americans and the word nigger is said it influence their view of been African Americans. African Americans do not like...
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