In the column, Morgan said: “The N-word is a grotesque, odious, evil stain on the English language. It symbolises everything multi-cultural America has fought so hard to move on from – white-run, imperialist, violent, sexually malevolent barbarism.”
Morgan makes some observant points, backed up with research and statistics, and many readers may deem his call to stop using the term to be quite admirable.
But the British journalist has been criticised by some for using slave metaphors to articulate his point.
To conclude the column, Morgan said: “Better, surely, to have it expunged completely. Eradicated, obliterated, tied to a literary post and whipped into such brutal submission that it never rears its vicious head again.”
He also added: “As a white man, I have no right to demand that any black person gives up using the N-word.