The Daily Show Offers Tips for ‘Shopping While Black’

The show adds a dash of humor to the controversial issue.


Screenshot from Comedy Central's The Daily Show

Just days before the arrival of Black Friday, The Daily Show added a touch of humor to the harsh reality of racial-profiling allegations that have dominated headlines in recent weeks.

In the segment, correspondent Jessica Williams doles out tips for black people trying to, ahem, shop on Black Friday because it's hard to take advantage of deals "when you're being accused of stealing."

So how can blacks avoid this common plight? Well, Williams suggests shopping with a white friend, baking cookies for security officers or asking a white person to shop for you. For more tips, watch the video below.

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