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Chris Rock makes use of stereotypes during his comedy sketch about the differences between rich and wealthy with quotes such as Drugs come from brown countries There are no wealthy brown or black people in America A brother gets rich he buys some mothering jewelry go buy yours self a bouncy car Black people we love rims The problem though is not about the stereotyping it is the reactions to them These are common stereotypes that people use to describe African Americans we buy rims jewelry bouncy cars About 3 minutes into the video the camera cuts to two black males laughing hysterically to Rocks suggestion that African Americans would put rims on toasters and in their words say and they spinning na they spinning they spinning na they spinning they spinning na they spinning Seeing them react like that shows their lack of care about stereotyping Should those men have been outraged at what Rock said Why exactly did his words seem to bounce off of them Is it because Rock is also an African American Is this a good thing Refusing to accept stereotypes as a part of American culture can only be justified with a solutionDespite Rock pointing out these stereotypes and seemingly making fun of common stereotypes he offers his solution to a social problem Maybe if we did not do this maybe if we did not do that it wouldnt be this way In Rocks opinion We African Americans are the most money wasting motherkers on the face of the Earth we spend money like we think the st is going to rot Still he believes maybe now just maybe maybe if we didnt spend all our money on rims we might have some to invest He while still maintain his humor offers a solution The Frugal Entrepreneur states in their article If you accept it stereotypes and go with it youll only gain both in business and in life
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