Rent-A-Negro followup

In case anyone didn’t work it out, it was Internet performance art by Damali Ayo. See also an interview with the artist, an ABC feature, and a letter she wrote to friends and family. According to the latest Harper’s magazine, several hundred apparently serious inquiries have been posted via the site; I suspect a charming educated black person could make a living by being a token-for-hire. Here are a couple: