6 Comedians Telling (Actually) Funny Jokes About Race

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So, ugh, how about that video of Justin Bieber telling a racist joke? It was everywhere this weekend, and it seemed like every single person under the sun had an opinion on whether it was in poor form or not. But here is the deal — whether you thought he was being “childish” or not, there is no doubt that the joke itself is racist, and that Justin should probably not have been telling it. There is a fine line between racist jokes and jokes about race, and it all relates back to the person telling the joke in the first place. With that in mind, we rounded up a few jokes about race that are actually funny — because it seems like everyone needs a laugh today.

+ Watch Nicole Byer Needs To Be Blacker

+ Watch Aziz Ansari Set the Record Straight at James Franco’s Roast

+ Watch Aamer Rahman Describe Reverse Racism

+ Watch Trevor Noah Talk About How He Was ‘Born a Crime’

+ Watch Issa Ray’s ‘Awkward Black Girl’ Episode 1

+ Watch W. Kamau Bell Discuss the Most Racist Things Ever

+ Watch Louis C.K. Explain Historical Context to Jay Leno

So can you tell the difference between Justin Bieber telling a racist joke and one of these comedians telling a joke about race? For more information on how to respond to a racist joke, as well as fighting hidden bias, head to LookDifferent.org

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