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"The troubling viral trend of the hilarious black neighbor"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, May 9, 2013.

  1. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    Ain't nobody got time for this!
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Faux elites or fauxhawk elites?
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Sure that's not a Big Mac stain?
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Eh, I'm kind of over he fauxhauk. Just combing it forward most of the time.
  5. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    I own the Ralph Lauren white v-neck. That ain't it.
  6. HoneyBooBoo

    HoneyBooBoo New Member

    It is kind of tacky the way these people fall over themselves for a few minutes of celebrity.
  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Looks like it to me. Clearer in the video. I don't think Big Mac special sauce would be that
  8. sprtswrtr10

    sprtswrtr10 Member

    How inaccurate is it really?

    Here's a man who is completely authentic.
    Who is funny while being completely authentic.
    And when he says — "I knew something was wrong when a little pretty white girl ran into a black man's arms. Something is wrong here. Dead giveaway. Dead giveaway. Either she's homeless or she's got problems. That's the only reason." — who among us would not have thought the same thing had we witnessed what he was describing — and he was describing desperation and survival instinct, not a reunion of significant others.

    "It's an inaccurate and racially insensitive statement."???
    Literally, it may well be a very accurate and sensitive statement.
    Two more things.

    1. If the scene had taken place in rural Arkansas, West Virginia, pick your state, and a great unwashed white person had said what this man said, but had it as a black woman running into a white man's arms and said it with the very same authenticity, people might stop and think about it but they would not take offense, just as they are not taking offense at what this man said.
    2. This, I think is what gets lost in all of these discussions about language and race. It really isn't the "words" so much as the emotion behind them. This man said what he said in an explanatory way, with no malice in his heart. He is indeed a hero and what he said takes nothing away from it, for his words did not lay bare a deficit in his heart. Often, such words do lay bare such a deficit, and THAT is what we react to.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

  10. BenPoquette

    BenPoquette Active Member

    It's being reported that this guy has done time for domestic violence six years ago. I don't understand the point of bringing this to light. He paid his debt to society.
  11. Zeke12

    Zeke12 Guest

    It's the Smoking Gun. It's what they do.

    He's got multiple convictions for felony domestic violence.

    Doesn't mean he didn't do a good thing the other day.
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    That's why I never do anything heroic.
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