In a supposedly post-racial society one would think that the n-word was buried and long gone with it troubled eras of race relations in this country.
But as American novelist William Faulkner wrote in "Requiem For A Nun," his 1951 novel, "The past is never dead. It’s not even past."
As we all try to move from America’s ugly racial past, there are still rock solid vestiges of it.
At the entrance of a secluded 1,072-acre property in the West Texas town of Paint Creek is a rock painted in block letters with the word "N*****head."