Oh no! Dick Gregory, an old, Black Comedian, was hired to entertain U.S. Census Bureau workers and, yikes! Crystal Wright, who goes by the Twitter handle @GOPBlackChick, found some of the comments by Mr. Gregory offensive! Why? Did he denounce black people? No, he denounced racist white people, a.k.a.
redneck crackers, who have treated President Obama like 'a man who can't read or write!'
Apparently, the truth hurts Crystal's delicate sense of self. Crystal's own racism towards African-Americans was evident when she said,
'President Obama has put out this pro-thug, anti-cop rhetoric.'
Did anyone expect Civil Rights activist, Dick Gregory not to be controversial when discussing race matters, which is exactly what comprises his routines? That's precisely who he is and how he performs. I bet any amount of money that the only ones who were present and offended were Republicans. George W. Bush employed 'right-wing comedians' (an oxymoron) and I doubt anyone made a stink at FOX "News." In fact, 'hilarious' neo-conservative comic, Dennis Miller was highly regarded by the Bush 43 White House. Gag me.
Here's a piece Gregory produced for Time Magazine after the Ferguson tumult.
What I took away from the Census Bureau's brief snippets of Gregory's routine was not that it was offensive, but that the people there, many being Black, were highly entertained by his comments. Of course, @GOPBlackChick didn't like it one bit and had to feign outrage at the comedian/Civil Rights celebrity. She takes offense when someone calls out her fellow Confederate Flag flying friends for being the bigoted racists that they are.
What infuriated me was the fact that the Census Bureau issued an apology which I think was totally superfluous. Gregory is an old man with A LOT of wisdom regarding truth to power. No one should be so thinned skinned, that a man who has honest perspectives about racism in America should stifel his opinions.
Crystal Wright said, regarding these government employees,
'Government workers need to work, not be entertained.'
She sounds like a typical Republican just treating workers like drones and not like human beings with feelings and emotions. She was appalled that this kind of a comedian was hired during Black History Month...really? I guess his history of civil rights activism was totally unknown to Ms. Wright, and it seems even more appropriate he would be asked to entertain during that specific month.
It appears that Crystal isn't too proud of her black features, and she tries to look far more white than the controversial Rachel Dolezal. Crystal is one of FOX's faithful 'Uncle Ruckus' pundits who will denounce anything and everything African-American for her white masters.