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Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Impressionist Iman Crosson

It is difficult to strike a perfect balance between political satire and completely poor taste. With this spoof of President Obama‘s speech about the capture of Osama bin Laden, actor and impressionist Iman Crosson, whose videos featuring his impressions of the president get millions of views on YouTube, makes an attempt. But what do think: Does a video like this–complete with dancing and hip hop references–simply make you laugh, or does it make you concerned about the stereotypes that already exist about America’s first Black president? You tell us: Is this a comedic take on the news, or is it nonsense? Take our poll below.

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