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Stuff That Scares Black People, Ranked
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Stuff That Scares Black People, Ranked

One of 2017's epochal films, the horror movie Get Out, laid out in scathing, hilarious detail exactly what scares African-Americans – namely, white people. Over at Very Smart Brothas, writer Corey Richardson put together his own sorta tongue-in-cheek list of black fears, including Russians, unescorted dogs and being ashy. We agree with Richardson that "Carol from human resources" sounds like a total nightmare. And we suggest that everybody scroll down the column to check out the reader comments – which, like Richardson's piece, are filled with jokes and legitimate anxieties in equal measure. (Very Smart Brothas)

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