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Some Black Celebrities Just Can't Stop Saying Messed-Up Stuff About Racism

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30:  Actress Stacey Dash attends the premiere of Lionsgate Films' 'America' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Actress Stacey Dash attends the premiere of Lionsgate Films' 'America' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on June 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

More and more, black celebrities enter troublesome territory while talking about racism.

That's because their statements appear out of touch and even dismissive of how many other black people deal with racism on a daily basis. For some of these black notables, ridding America of discrimination can happen with a simple mindset change — not so much for the people and institutions that have sustained racial oppression, but for black people who endure it.

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