Actor-comedian Chris Rock Says we’re living in an America where “mentally handicapped” people “beat” black people down and he insists that the election of Barack Obama was good for white people but not black Americans.
In an extensive interview with the New York Times, the Fargo star spoke about the coronavirus pandemic, his family, his latest dramatic role, and politics, and racism. The Times asked if he thought thought race relations have gotten any better in America.
“[Racism is] real. It’s not going away,” Rock told the paper. The actor and standup comedy icon went on to insist that Barack Obama’s election to the White House was great for white people in America but not necessarily great for black people. “I said this before, but Obama becoming the president, it’s progress for white people. It’s not progress for Black people. It’s the Jackie Robinson thing. It’s written like he broke a barrier, as if there