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Will Smith, Chris Rock, White Supremacy and Respectability Politics

Now most of you who follow me on Medium knew DAMN WELL I was going to weigh in on the Will Smith/Chris Rock saga that has dominated the news cycle for the past few days, eclipsing the horror and other sorts of drama plaguing the Ukraine. It has been dubbed by many as “the slap heard ‘round the world.“

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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

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Historian, Syndicated Columnist, Public Speaker, Social-Cultural Critic. Professor of Black Studies and Gender Studies, at East Tennessee State University.