Webster’s Dictionary defines a thug as a rough criminal.
Many members of the mainstream media define Richard Sherman, All-Pro cornerback of the Seattle Seahawks as a thug as well.
“The reason (being called a thug) bothers me is because it seems like it’s an acceptable way of calling somebody the N-Word,” Sherman said in a press conference Wednesday. “It’s like everybody else said the N-word and then they say ‘thug’ and that’s fine. It kind of takes me aback and it’s kind of disappointing because they know.”
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