He continues: “Someone asked me the other day, ‘What does it feel like now to have a hood pass?
’ And by the way, it’s sort of a contradiction in terms, because if you really had a hood pass, you could call it a nigger pass.” I think that’s meant as an irreverent joke; he should see how that goes over at a comedy club.
So maybe I need to take a break from trying to be clever and spend a little time looking at what they see - because they've done an unbelievable thing by standing on this stage and standing by my side playing tonight." "It's just not worth being clever. It was arrogant of me to think I could intellectualize using it because I realize that there's no intellectualizing a word that is so emotionally charged.
She added, "I seriously do not believe John Mayer is a racist.
It’s such a strong word and there are real life hard core racists in this country who really deserve to wear that hat– especially these days...
But the sagacious words of Jennifer Lopez resounded in my ears, “Confidence is sexy.” So I strutted into the classroom. When my lab partner made those compliments, I had two simultaneous, different, very strong, visceral reactions. I wanted to roll my eyes until they saw the back of my head. And I knew that it wasn’t the sort of flattery that came from being called ‘pretty.’ This sense of flattery, huge, enormous and blush-inducing?
I think about him when I a) want a laugh, b) an ego boost, c) or watch videos like this: Because here’s the thing.