In reference to the only african american in a group of friends.
similar phrases
token white friend
token asian friend
..you get the point
(Brad) Hi Stephani
(Stephani) Hello Brad whose this?
(Brad) oh Im sorry this is my buddy DeShawn
(Deshawn) Whatsup girl!

....DeShawn is the token black friend

by Asian chick, July 31, 2007
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