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May 7th, 2013
thesmithian

…the memes, the autotune remixes and the laughing seem purely celebratory. But what feels like celebration can also carry with it the undertone of condescension. Amidst the hood backdrop—the gnarled teeth…the slang, the shout-out to McDonald’s—we miss the fact that Charles Ramsey is perfectly lucid and intelligent…[Antoine] Dodson and [Sweet] Brown and Ramsey [are] all up in our gifs and all over the blogosphere because they’re not the type of people we’re used to seeing or hearing on our TVs. They’re actually not the type of people we’re used to seeing or hearing at all…

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