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Randall Kennedy's controversial book on a racial epithet marks 20-year anniversary with new edition

Harvard professor Randall Kennedy (Martha Stewart)
Harvard professor Randall Kennedy (Martha Stewart)

Editor’s note: The title of the book discussed in this segment contains a racial slur.

Harvard professor Randall Kennedy first published his thought-provoking book on the n-word 20 years ago.

Now, he’s out with an anniversary edition and joins host Celeste Headlee to talk about it.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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