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. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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.

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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