The ‘Black Card’: Who Gets One, and Who Gets to Keep It?

Very Smart Brothas' Damon Young -- inspired by reactions to Christopher Dorner but also referring to figures like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas -- tries to unpack what makes us decide that some folks are authentically black while we retract others' racial credentials.

Clarence and Virginia Thomas (Getty Images)
Clarence and Virginia Thomas (Getty Images)

Single White woman with very Black-friendly politics and opinions: Still White woman

White woman genuinely down for the cause: Good try, but always and forever a White woman …

Read Damon Young’s entire piece at Very Smart Brothas.

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