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I'd rather we got casinos, and other Black thoughts

Author: Larry Wilmore
Publisher: New York : Hachette Books 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Hachette Books editionView all editions and formats
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Within these pages are the musings, the revelations, the ruminations, and the reflections of Daily Show comic Larry Wilmore--from why black weathermen make him feel happy (or sad) and why brothas don't see UFOs, to his search for Black Jesus, or his quest to replace "African-American" with "chocolate," Wilmore has finally agreed to share his unique (black) perspective. Soon, you too will have the ability to find  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Wilmore
ISBN: 9780316262811 0316262811
OCLC Number: 898164302
Notes: Originally published: New York : Hyperion, ©2009.
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A time for change --
Take me to your leader --
Man talk --
A letter to the NAACP --
Black weathermen make me feel happy --
Black weathermen make me feel sad --
Random Black thought #1 --
How come brothas don't see UFOs? Part I --
Talk-back trauma --
A second letter to the NAACP --
Eulogy for the "N" word --
Random Black though #2 --
In search of Black Jesus --
Give us the Superdome --
Give your baby a "nizame" --
A third letter to the NAACP --
Text messages from a Birmingham jail --
Bring back the Shetland Negro --
Random Black thought #3 --
A fourth letter to the NAACP --
Angry Black church guide --
Fair trial --
Random Black thought #4 --
The last letter to the NAACP --
How come brothas don't see UFOs? Part II --
If not an apology, at least a "my bad" --
It's okay to hate Black people who work at McDonald's at the airport (it doesn't make you racist) --
The end of racism.
Responsibility: Larry Wilmore.

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Within these pages are the musings, the revelations, the ruminations, and the reflections of Daily Show comic Larry Wilmore--from why black weathermen make him feel happy (or sad) and why brothas don't see UFOs, to his search for Black Jesus, or his quest to replace "African-American" with "chocolate," Wilmore has finally agreed to share his unique (black) perspective. Soon, you too will have the ability to find racism in everything. Bring back the Shetland Negro and do away with Black History Month! After all, can twenty-eight days of trivia really make up for centuries of oppression?--From publisher description.

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