David Alan Grier begs: “Be cool, black people!”

With less than a week to go before Election Day, David Alan Grier used his platform as host of the new Comedy Central program, Chocolate News, to beg black people to be cool and not blow it for Barack Obama. It’s a tricky thing, playing off ugly stereotypes whilst also mocking them. Does Grier pull it off here? Watch and weigh in:

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