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BridgeTheGap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 10:37 AM
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Chris Rock reveling in the Inauguration and his doc film "Good Hair"
Rock also reveled in Obama's inauguration, but he joked about another hurdle still facing blacks.

"Excellent black people have always been compensated for excellence. Always," Rock said. "The real equality is when we can have a black president as dumb as George Bush. That's when we're really equal. That's when the dream has come true."
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Chris Rock was having a good hair day at the Sundance Film Festival.

Hours after President Barack Obama's inauguration, Rock sat down to talk about his Sundance entry, "Good Hair," a hilarious examination of the cultural pressures that prod blacks into costly, often painful methods to care for their hair.

The idea first hit Rock in the mid-1990s on a standup tour through Atlanta, where he came across the Bronner brothers hair show, a glitzy convention for black stylists.

"I thought, wow, this would make a great movie, but that was like 15 years ago, and no one was making funny documentaries 15 years ago," Rock said in an interview Tuesday alongside Nia Long, one of many actresses and other celebrities Rock interviews in the film.

http://www.kentucky.com/476/story/666343.html
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Vanje Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 10:58 AM
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1. Thats a great quote
"Excellent black people have always been compensated for excellence. Always," Rock said. "The real equality is when we can have a black president as dumb as George Bush. That's when we're really equal. That's when the dream has come true."
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:03 AM
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2. This is so freakin' funny!
"Excellent black people have always been compensated for excellence. Always," Rock said. "The real equality is when we can have a black president as dumb as George Bush. That's when we're really equal. That's when the dream has come true."

A couple of years ago Chris Rock was asked if America was ready for a Black President and he said.."America was ready for a retarded President"

I know that's not PC but that's Chris for ya.
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firedupdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:12 AM
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4. ROFL!!!
:rofl:

No disrespect intended, but that's funny as hell!
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:22 AM
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5. I know..because it's
TRUE!
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skeewee08 Donating Member (434 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 11:10 AM
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3. I just wet my pants:-) from laughing so hard
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groovedaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 12:31 PM
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6. Ha ha - that's a good one! n.t
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