As annoyed as I am with Molly on “Insecure,” this scene played out on last Sunday’s episode with Andrew’s cousin. HBO show or not, I’ve seen this entirely too many times in real life, with my Thai landlord who told me the “n-word is just words. I’m yellow. It’s no big deal.” She then moved the neighbor who yelled “nigger bitch” at me directly across from me on the third floor. I was livid.

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