Richard Pryor from live on the Sunset strip describing why he stopped using the word ni**a. “It’s nice to have pride about your shit. I went home to the motherland. And everybody should go home to Africa. Everybody. Especially, Black people. Really man, there is so much to see there for the eye and the … More Do you see any ni**ers? No. You know why? Because there aren’t any.
EBONY: Some Black people were also upset about how often and how publicly you used the word “nigger.” PRYOR: That’s over now, too. EBONY: You’ll never use the word again? Why? PRYOR: Well, I took a trip to Africa – which, by the way, is where I plan to live some day. I went to … More Richard Pryor: There are no “ni**ers” in Africa
One thing I got out of it was magic, I’d like to share with you. I was leaving and I was sittin’ in the hotel and a voice said to me it said, “Look around. What do you see?” And I said, “I see all colors of people doing everything.” The voice said, “Do you … More Keyamsha and the Awakening of Richard Pryor