Posts tagged "accidental racist"

Stephen Colbert Responds To “Accidental Racist” With “Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe”

A couple weeks ago, Brad Paisley and LL Cool J released their collaboration, "Accidental Racist," and the whole world cringed. Did the duo have good intentions? Of course. Did their oversimplified take on modern day race relations miss the mark in so many ways? Definitely. One person who was inspired by the song was Stephe…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 18, 2013

Brad Paisley & LL Cool J’s Song “Accidental Racist” Is All Kinds Of WTF

The South. It's a beautiful but haunted kind of place, filled with the vestiges of the Civil War, slavery and romantic longing for a "different way of life." You may ask, "What does this Jewish girl living in Brooklyn know about the South?" but I actually lived there as a kid, in Fort Worth, Texas.

By: Julie Gerstein / April 8, 2013