Professor Frank Harris presented his documentary, Journey to the Bottom of the n-Word, at the Baltimore International Black Film Festival on Oct. 7.
He appeared on Maryland Public Radio on Oct. 6 to talk about the documentary and his research into the use of the n-word in news publications over time. The full radio broadcast can be heard here.
Journey to the Bottom of the n-Word captures the birth and evolution of the n-word in America.
The documentary combines interviews with diverse Americans, research through hundreds of newspaper archives, along with surveys of today’s news media.