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Comedian Michelle Wolf attends the Celebration After the White House Correspondents' Dinner hosted by Netflix's The Break with Michelle Wolf on April 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Netflix)

We get it. Michelle Wolf’s skin is what you might call “olive,” her hair is a cloud of curls, and she talks about Donald Trump from a reasonable, critical, intelligent perspective.

How is she not a Black woman?

She really does have the complexion and hair texture of people I know in my life who are in fact biracial, but unless you know something she doesn’t about her gene pool, we must accept that she’s not Black. She’s white, y’all!

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It’s an odd thing. Normally it’s mixed race people who “pass” for white intentionally or not because white folks are generally really, really bad at detecting that “one drop” of Blackness. Meanwhile, us Black folks know a sista/brotha when we see one. Usually.

This time, both Black and white people are confused about what Wolf has going on in her DNA.

Wolf has also gotten some heavyweight co-signs from folks like Dave Chappelle. (By the way, we stick by our contention that we’ll take Wolf in the next racial draft.)

 

A few people have pointed out that some of the white people crying a river of salty tears about the White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech seem to be going so hard at Wolf because they think she’s Black.