Of course she had no idea what ‘Jigaboo’ meant (sarcasm on steroids). They have been taking the video down off of Youtube so this probably wont be up for long.
via Raw Story
Kristi Capel, an anchor for Cleveland’s Fox 8, complained about “jigaboo music” during Monday morning coverage of the Academy Awards.
Found this over at my fav blog Next Thing. And yes this is exactly how spooked some people are out here.
The Magic Negro is a simple, humble person. Perhaps he is a janitor, or a farmer, and he doesn’t know anything about those fancy colleges or them modern sciences, but what he knows, he knows from the heart, and that makes it truer than any of your whitey statistics, facts or pie charts.
Hollywood loves its stereotypes. From the beginning there were always characters that were very degrading and misleading. Blacks, Asians, and Latinos seem to get the brunt of these simple and shallow assertions by Hollywood writers. The irony is that these movies might be some of your favorites and promote these stereotypes right under your nose. Full story at Cracked