HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher is facing intense backlash for using a racist slur during Friday evening’s live airing of the show. The comment, in which Maher refers to himself as a “house nigger,” came during an interview with Republican Senator from Nebraska Ben Sasse. Maher says that he needs to visit Nebraska more often and Sasse replies that Maher should come and “work in the fields” with Nebraskans.

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By Danielle DeCourcey

Emerson College 2009 American University 2014

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