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Old 02-02-2019, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by UltraVires View Post
But a white person now in 2019 simply cannot portray a black person at these informal gatherings?
Nope, not IMO and for the reasons iiandyiiii stated. It's a bit like not being able to get away using a swastika in your wedding procession even though you are a devout Buddhist and it has nothing to do with Nazism in your eyes. You can get away with it if you're Robert Downey Junior in a major motion picture, but only if you approach it from exactly the right angle( which Tropic Thunder did IMHO ).

Last edited by Tamerlane; 02-02-2019 at 05:58 PM.