Youth Culture Hot Quote

“As a kid, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt. I thought it was OK to repeat hurtful words and jokes but didn’t realize at the time that it wasn’t funny and that in fact, my actions were continuing the ignorance.”

– Justin Bieber – written apology in response to videos found of Bieber at 14 and 15 using the “n” word, USA Today