Don't know whereabouts this belongs but...a friend found this after typing 'blacker' into wikipedia to find Terence Blacker, an author, only to find the sentence 'Wesley Snipes is Blacker than Tiger Woods' in the disambiguations. After my original thought of 'what the hell?!' I figured this should be brought to wider attention, as Wikipedia is being borderline racist, thoughts?..
He is darker, isn't he?
Why that is important enough to describe in detail, though, I have no idea!
Isn't it sort of obvious to anyone with a pair of eyes?
Besides, Tiger Woods is just partly African-American. It's sort of funny how people instantly become "black" if they've got more than olive skin and a few facial features that are african because of some relative down the line
Like Halle Berry. Come on. I'm darker than that if I stand in the sun for twelve minutes.
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Um, isn't Wesley snipes "full" Black, and Tiger woods half?
If there is a Caucasian girl, named Carly and a Korean girl, named Kathy and you say...
Carly is Whiter than Silly, or Kathy is Koreaner(lol) than Silly.
I wouldn't get offended at all.
Ethnically speaking, I am only half of each, or a hybrid of both, regardless, I think it would be foolish for me to say that because I am half Korean, I consider myself full Korean, or even though I am half Caucasian, I am White.
When we are discussing race/ethnicity. Why would someone get their panties in a twist over stating a really obvious observation.
'Cause you can't handle me...
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Well, he is (in terms of race/ethnicity). The phrasing of "blacker" is kind of awkward though and seemingly irrelevant. Given the racial relations in the U.S. it might raise a few eyebrows, but it's technically correct.