Your the whitest black guy.

Jason Smith
Long Beach, CA

I sometime catch people off-guard when I ask them what they mean by saying “your the whitest black guy I know”. What does that mean? Is there some kind of way I’m supposed to dress, talk and act. I think there is a underlying most of the time unintentional racist undertone when I hear someone say it to me or anybody else. I believe it steams from the skewed image of what the media feeds us about African-American culture.

Keep the conversation going - comment and discus with your thoughts

  • Chris

    Absolutely true.

  • Pblack02

    you go Jason, and be your own man!

  • http://www.facebook.com/saidahwk Saidah Ali Knutson

    Hahahaha. I get this all. the. time. Oddly enough, it never bothered me before, but now it does. Unfortunately, my husband (who is white, and grew up in a majority poor, black neighborhood), says this more often than anyone else. Not sure how I feel about that. 

  • grammarnazi

    You’re**

  • jeff134

    haha dont wory about it. It means double personlity

 

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