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Tifforo
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06:40:02 PM Apr 28th 2011
I don't think I agree with the statement that Samuel L. Jackson is an action hero who just happens to be black. In the Star Wars prequels, that applies, but in some other films it's debatable whether him being black is played on.

In real life, following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jackson was involved in kidnapping members of the Board of Trustees at his all-black college (including Dr. King's father) in an attempt to force change. He later became involved with the Black Power movement and several of its leaders.
Eleke
03:03:29 PM Aug 24th 2011
While I can sort of see your point at the beginning, I'm wondering just what was your reasoning for bringing up his past. It has no bearing on his roles in movies or any relationship to this trope.
jakeo
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06:30:52 PM Jul 22nd 2010
Does there exist a version of this trope for Jews? You know, like Jerry Lewis, Adam Sandler and David Schwimmer.
lexii
09:11:17 AM Jun 30th 2014
Hmm, the nearest might be Jews Love to Argue, perhaps?
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