the L.A. Times called him that
'cause he's black but not authentically..."
With his magic he was also going to make friends with misunderstood thug leaders in place like Iran, North Korea, Venezuela and Cuba. Turned out they were bad and they don't like him despite being a non-white guy. They laughed and mocked him just as they did those he Succeeded.
2. Abundant in recent advertising showing smart black people helping dumb whites out with things you know damn well they are capable of figuring out.
Thanks to magic negros in commercials I know to save for my kids college, buy auto insurance and take Aleve for pain. White people never knew this!
The Magic Negro has no life of his or her own, but seems to see all, know all, and divine all, due to their humble roots and avoidance of the racist white power structure that our hero-of-European-heritage so nobly rebels against. Typically appearing in 19th century- or early-20th century period pieces, the Magic Negro has more recently been seen dispensing his or her powers from within the existing white establishment, as with the character of Morpheus in "The Matrix."
Not to be confused with Barack Obama, who had a lengthy career as a lawyer and state senator which was often overlooked by many American conservatives, eager to pass him off with a dismissive stereotype, despite the fact that upon assuming the Presidency in 2009, had more government and legal experience than George W. Bush did in 2001.
See also, Magical Negro.