So my son Asher and I were watching a movie the other night in which one character’s use of the word “nigger” resulted in a brawl.  Asher looked at me in confusion and asked, “what does ‘nigger’ mean?”  Seriously, I can’t count how many times I heard the word by the time I was ten years old, off screen as well as on.  It’s not easy explaining what it “means.”