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London's Burning had a black character called 'Token'
that was only, what, 25 years ago?
(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:22, Reply)

(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:26, Reply)
How did they get away with that one?
(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:29, Reply)
I only remember it cos I asked my Dad what it meant
and since he was in the police at the time, he went off on a massive rant about positive discrimination etc etc
(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:33, Reply)
a friend of mine during his best man speech for his black bandmate made a joke about how he was the token black member of the band
amazingly the predominantly black audience didn't collapse into fits of laughter
(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 12:36, Reply)
south park has a character whose actual name is 'token black'

(, Mon 20 Mar 2017, 13:00, Reply)