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Comedy: Little Known Black History Facts

by Yasmin Young
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The Maddhouse figured we would give you some little known African-American firsts!  These may or may not be factual, but they sure are funny!  Leave yours in the comments section!

  • Charles “Ro-Ro” Roland was the “Ro-Ro”Roland first person to refer to an old, beat-up car as a “hooptie.”
  • Stanley Myers was the first person to ask if he can “put somethin’ on a bill.”
  • Troy Booker was the first black person to refer to a flavor of Kool-Aid as “red.”
  • Will Richards was the first black person to put something on his mama
  • Ceephus McCoy was the first black person to ask for change back from a church collection plate.
  • Virgil T. Banks was the first black person to use the phrase “see, what had happened was…”
  • Lanetta norwood was the first person to put more than 25 barrettes in one child’s hair at one time.
  • Barlow Hopkins was the first person to be down with O.P.P.
  • Joe “Junebug” Johnson was the first person to refer to a pack of Newports as “Squares.”
  • Bea “Big Bertha” Johnson was the first person to put her money in her bossom instead of her purse.
  • Jim Bob McGile was the first man to get on and leave yo ass for a white girl.
  • Orlinda Walton was the first person to to advise one who doesn’t know that they “better ask somebody.”
  • Mitch Billingsly was the first person to use a jelly jar as a drinking glass.
  • Janet Miles-Quarry was the first person to tell someone they play too much.
  • Vonique Bates was the first black person to successfully slap the black off of someone.

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