The n-word is incendiary. Dr. William Landau (pictured) says he understands this.
Still, he didn't anticipate that his use of the racial epithet at an ACLU post-election function would eventually end his more than half-century association with the St. Louis chapter. And he couldn't have known that Burton Newman, an ACLU general counsel, would be ousted along the way, leading to a wave of resignations from the group's legal committee.
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