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Chris Rock urges Americans to #votewhite

Posted by Tom Megginson | 7-11-2012 04:01 | Category: Politics



Chris Rock: message for white voters

I’m not a big fan of racialized humour, but this is a pretty good parody of the obsession with skin colour in the United States (and elsewhere). It’s an interesting point. The President of the United States is a “white” as he is “black” (with an Anglo-American mother and Kenyan father) and he faced criticism in 2008 that he wasn’t “black” enough.


Nonetheless, there has been an undercurrent of racism in the run-up to today’s election that should have many Americans wondering what their country really stands for, when it comes to diversity.









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