Pip wrote:GAIAtheCHEERLEADER wrote:Pip wrote:I would ask this question of you... is Obama the first African-American president? While he could pass your looks test and could certainly check the right box, but be honest. He was raised by white people far removed from any AA culture, he is as white as Mel Gibson if you get down to it.
You can't be fcking serious.
Completely serious. If you look at how he was raised, he is no more AA than Mel Gibson. Being raised by a white family wealthy in Hawaii with enough money to put you into the most expensive private school on the island isn't the life of a typical AA nor the typical life of any American, it was the life of an elitist.... the only baffling part is that he wasn't a member of the republican party.
Quoted for hilarity.
I just love when non-URMs speak as if they are experts on 'the black experience' as if they know, first hand, what it is and is not.