Comedian Wayne Brady Strikes Back at "Not Black Enough" Statements
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

wayne brady smilingAs funny as Wayne Brady is, he still gets stereotyped with not being “black enough” or as some call him, the “Safe Black.”

In a recent BET interview, Brady discussed one aspect of being viewed in that way.

“No one can be harder on Black people than Black people. And I understand that, we like to claim what’s ours – we are a very loyal audience. We like to call people out when we feel they’re not being what we want them to be. I get that too. What irks me is when the person who says, “Oh, Wayne Brady isn’t Black enough for this role,” is the 26-year old white screenwriter, Brady explains.

Maybe people need to re-watch that classic skit on Chappelle’s Show where Wayne played out of character and said: “Is Wayne Brady gonna have to choke a b**ch?”

What are your thoughts on the belief many have about Brady?

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