The Other N Word

Buckwheat comes to D.C. to end a STUPID fight

I was having lunch with Buckwheat at the Home for Retired Racial Stereotypes in Hollywood last week when the Kingfish rushed in. "Holy mak'rul dare, Brother Buckwheat, a real stupid argument has erupted in Washington," he announced. "You better git dare rat away." "Dare I is," Buckwheat proclaimed, leaping up from the table and inviting me to follow. "It's stupid," he explained. "The Society for Turning Up Phony Issues and Diversions, a secret outfit dedicated to making us black folks look like fools by stirring up dumb racial controversies. I'm coming out of retirement to fight them."

As we flew east,...

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