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Cory Booker On Blackface: “Put Yourself In A White Person’s Position”

Cory Booker On Blackface: “Put Yourself In A White Person’s Position”

Cory Booker said to “Put yourself in a white person’s position” when it comes to blackface. Brooke Thomas, Mark Thompson, and Ben Mankiewicz, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. MORE TYT: https://go.tyt.com/iDXjyEOrCos

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“Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) told a crowd in Iowa this weekend that the country needs “a better conversation” on racism, sexism and other prejudice ― and that it starts with “truth-telling,” even if the instinct is to become defensive in the face of questions about bigotry.

Booker, one of many people vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, spoke Saturday at a campaign event in Marshalltown. In response to a question from the audience about how the country can make progress on racial issues, he said people often fear “talking to people about what they don’t understand.”

Hosts: Brooke Thomas, Mark Thompson, Ben Mankiewicz

Cast: Brooke Thomas, Mark Thompson, Ben Mankiewicz


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  1. That guy in the middle is a confused right winger. Get him outta here.

  2. How do you expect sympathy for the people that are OFFENSIVE and not those who were OFFENDED? Tell white people to put themselves in BLACK PEOPLE’S shoes.

  3. White liberals are the real racists. They are always offended on behalf of minorities. They use race to further thier career's.

  4. I can't wait to see Keegan Michael Key do an impersonation.

  5. I agree. The outrage machine. Nothing to see here.

  6. But whiteface is ok? Who remembers White Chicks?

  7. hahaha the Fake News ANTI AMERICAN ANTI HUMANITY swamp press is falling apart! Best Movie EVER!

  8. He can kiss my black @$$. By the way the brown lipstick is free this time.

  9. All you care about, everything you deem valuable are random characteristics people have no control over: race, nationality, sexuality, gender etc. All of these are actually completely meaningless and should hold no value in the real world! What should matter is kindness, intelligence, honesty, selflessness. I look forward to the day when people are no longer outraged and offended by harmless and pointless things like putting fuckin' paint on your face or saying certain words that some think "belong" to them. TYT does everything in their power to stop that day from coming, tho…

  10. Who f-ing cares about black face? Only the identitarian Nazis care.

  11. Imagine black people put on a white face might stand a chance of inventing something?

  12. No… he shouldn't resign, He should be voted out when his term is up. You shouldn't cut your nose off to spite your face.

  13. Cory doesn't want to commit to anything. He wants to be as middle of the road as possible because he think it will get him the most support. Silly Cory. This isn't 1992.

  14. Yo, TYT, have you heard the Trump supporters who attacked Jussie Smollet were wearing blackface?

  15. I don't get it. The VA Governor was not in Blackface it was picture from his HS yearbook but not him right?

  16. you motherfuckers are race baiting fucks……..your scared that the races might get along cause that puts you out of a job go ahead and delete this I screen shot it you losers

  17. I find it offensive that Brooke is wearing white-hair.

  18. It is easier for Cory to do because he is half white, self hating white people are the lowest of all lows

  19. Bet if this was about gay people this video wouldn't have so many thumbs down

  20. Black people want to give empathy to people who would NEVER give them empathy in the same context.

  21. 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️

  22. TYT whites never fail me liberals are just ass racist as the conservatives

  23. Bernie is smart for not starting his campaign right now. Let all the fake candidates burn themselves before joining the race. It’s really easy for white people in this issue. Why would any white person want to be black? I mean slavery, segregation and everything that put white people different from the rest of us mere mortals are based on our skin color and specifically blackness. What is so hard about not painting your face to look like a race you hate. It’s just the weirdest thing ever. I feel bad for the next white generations who’ll live as a minority in a country that see them as racists because their parents were too stupid to not spend money on racism. Cory just lost the only votes that he could have. Most white liberals hate him and now black people too see his fake side. The middle ground doesn’t exist you’re for or against racism.

  24. Damn Cory! Congratulations, you played yourself (khaled voice)!

  25. The whole topic of blackface and people doing it is a bit of an odd discussion, I feel it should just go without saying: don’t do it

  26. Ben sounded like Christian Slater for a sec

  27. Corey Booker is saying that I'm black but not too black don't worry. What is he going to do for black folks….. nothing

  28. What’s “not to understand”;about he issue of blackface? It’s racist and hurtful to people, so don’t do it. NO Halloween party is that serious. If you offend just one person at that party, that’s one too many. For people who claim to be
    Intellectually Superior to Blacks and other minorities,
    White people sure know how and when to play the STUPID card.

  29. "google is free!" Uhhhh no its not. its free to search things but thats not how google makes it money. Could u imagine having to pay like a dime just to search something. Americans would become the dumbest people on earth just to save a buck. lol To everyone who just thought "they're already the dumbest people on earth" yea i kinda only realized that after my post you'll have to forgive me I'm merely american!

  30. Since he have white friends asking him about the blackface thing, he should tell them what it is

  31. Then he needs to stop using an inner city upbringing and lifestyle as a reason to woo black folks then NOT speak up for them and play both sides.

  32. What Ben did here is why I cannot get with white liberals… they care even less than Republicans.

  33. This isn’t the time to emphasize with whites… several political figures have been revealed to have done this historically and obviously dehumanizing thing against black ppl. How are whites the ones who need our understanding. I have seen for the 10 years black and brownface happen at Halloween and every year PoC put the word why it’s problematic. It’s white people who are not listening or trying to understand

  34. Of course you don't object to it you white people just don't get it

  35. Welp cross him off the list! X

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