The N-Word: Origins, Ownership & Usage


Contributed by Sean Eversley Bradwell

Wednesday, January 30

6pm, Emerson Suites

The Center for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Social Change (IDEAS) invites you to a presentation by Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell that will explore the history, etymology and usage of the word, “n*gger”.  Following the presentation, a moderated panel discussion will feature panelists: Leslyn McBean-Clairborne (Tompkins County Legislator), RahK Lash (Associate Director, Center for IDEAS), and Yetunde Smalls (Class of ‘21). 

Open to the public, all are welcome to attend.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Geselle Dominguez at or (607) 274-7777. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.