The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39304   Message #557182
Posted By: Troll
23-Sep-01 - 04:11 PM
Thread Name: Slavery-Era Song, 'Run, ======, Run'
Subject: RE: Slavery-Era Song, 'Run, ======, Run'
The word "nigger" is an anglicazation of the Spanish word for the color black; negro. I'm afraid that Ms. Lewises explaination owes more to urban myth than actual fact.