Celebrity Quotes of the Week: J. Cole Says Obama Wouldn't be President If He Had Dark Skin

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J. Cole on how skin color affected his career: 

"Barack Obama would not be president if he were dark skin. You know what I mean? That’s just the truth. I might not be as successful as I am now if I was dark skin. I’m not saying that for sure, I’m still as talented as I am and Obama is still as smart as he is, but it’s just a sad truth…"

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