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Historically a modulated mispronunciation of "negro" by slave-handlers in the deep south, and now a term of endearment between some black people. People seek to remove it's racist connotations by reversing it's use, but ultimately it can cause racial boundaries rather than remove them.
From Scrubs:

Turk: Whaddup, nigger?
JD: So you just called him...
Turk: Yup.
JD: But can I...
Turk: No.
by Ethan7 June 06, 2006

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