And lol at the bolded. My friends would slap a black man for saying that :P
I take it that he identifies strongly with black culture and black struggles and rather not try to leave his current socio-cultural position by trying to "act white" that I think was common among many middle class blacks in the 40-60s? You might want to look into Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks to get a better grasp of the concept.
@EJCC I remotely studied post-colonialism as a part of my anthropology degree. I'm more of a gender buff though