White America’s Greatest Fears~ (Humor)

As African-Americans we have had a long history of joking about a black president ever since the 70s.  These jokes include the phrase of painting the White House black along with other stereotypical antidotes such as having a barbque in the Rose Garden  or a house party on weekends.  Of course they were indeed JOKES because none of us thought we would see the day when it was really possible.  Now that Barack Obama has a legitimate shot at this, it reminded me of this spoof the great Richard Pryor did on his show way back in the day.  From what I saw within some segments of White America during the primaries against Hillary Clinton, I imagine that some of my caucasion brothers and sisters really do harbor these myths when contemplating having a president who could grow an afro.  Click the link and check it out!



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