HBCU Review: Howard University Exec Sued for Using "N" Word

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Four Letters, Big Problem

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James Jones, a former human resources executive at Howard University, is being sued by a former co-worker because he used the title H.N.I.C. — short for "head n***** in charge" — to distinguish himself among other employees, the Washington City Paper reported this week. Jones also used the questionable acronym to judge other employees, according the filing. (Photo: WikiCommons)