This Guy Has A Question For You: Do You Know “How To Be Black?”

November 16, 2012  |  

From Black Voices

It’s an age old question that has fueled many debates–what does it really mean to be black?

Author Baratunde Thurston seems to have the answer. In his new book “How To Be Black” Thurston explores this question while humorously recounting his own experiences.

“If you don’t have a sense of humor this book will upset you greatly,” Thurston said in an interview on Huff Post Live.

He insists his satire filled book is not racist and encourages everyone to read his book, including white people.

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  • dirtychai

    Black Voices is just getting hip to this book that’s been out for almost a year? It’s a good read.

  • Marco, The Great Master

    …no need to BE black if you ARE black

  • Kay

    Hopefully he can’t explain it t me because apparently i don’t

    • Candacey Doris

      From what I’ve been told, neither do i. I’m sure i had my WTF face on when i heard that.

  • MIYO K.

    I sure don’t.

  • Just saying!!

    At first the title threw me off but after seeing that it is meant to be a humorous book I think I have an idea what it would be about lol probably will make fun of stereotypes and expectations.

    • ieshapatterson

      lol i though the same thing.he clearly is one of those black people,who have been told,they don’t act black enough or they act white.