DAILYKENN.com -- Dozens are calling for the resignation of a Kentucky state senator after he referred to Virginia's governor as “Governor Ralph ‘Coon-Man’ Northam.”
The Facebook post was intended to draw attention to the governor's college exploits which included wearing blackface at an event.
Blackface and the word 'coon' are both considered racist, though no one seems to know why they are defamatory.
What do you think? Should we cower when accused of using racially insensitive words when no offense was intended?
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