Jay Smooth speaks to the Asher Roth tweet about “nappy headed hos” and offers some great insights as to how to maintain proper boundaries when blacks and whites form mixed-race communities.
NEW! More with Don Charnas (found here):
[...] Sociological Images, here’s a video in which Jay Smooth addresses Asher Roth use of “nappy headed [...]
This Asher Roth kid also apparently said this: http://pitchfork.com/news/35212-echo-chamber-asher-roth/
[...] check out Jay Smooth’s discussion of hipster racial humor here. tags: humor, race/ethnicity| Permalink| Using Black as a Neutral [...]
[...] Amy Sedaris and Hipster Racism - Gwen over at Sociological Images provides an extensive critique of comic Sedaris’ brand of “ching chong” racism. No idea why Sedaris (and other celebs) get away this crap. And, speaking of hipsters, check out Lisa’s earlier post of Jay Smooth on the Asther Roth controversy. [...]
Wow. Racist, snarky, unfunny comments made by white trash hipsters who look like they need to bathe. Gee, was I offensive?
This is awesome. I've been trying to write a letter to someone on this topic for days... now i can just send them this link!
[...] see Jay’s video on boundaries in mixed-race communities and Brother Ali talking about White rappers and the “n word.” GA_googleAddAttr("AdOpt", [...]
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