Richard Sherman: 'Thug' is 'accepted way of calling somebody the N-word'

January 23, 2014 / Mediaite

From Mediaite:

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman held a press conference Wednesday in which he addressed the backlash to his fiery post-game rant this week and the fact that so many people called him a thug. In fact the word was dropped quite a lot this week, and Sherman said it’s “disappointing” to hear so many people use the term. He even went so far as to say it’s a more socially acceptable way of calling someone the n-word.

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