BarDown- The greatest chefs in the world don’t see food the same way the average person sees it. Well a sushi chef in Milan, Italy by the name of Yujia Hu sees sushi differently than everyone else. Rather than experiment with ingredients to create new combinations, Hu has decided to get really creative with his food and turn his sushi rolls into professional athletes.
Truth be told, when I saw this picture of DeMarcus Cousins as an incredibly bland piece of sushi I thought I was the prejudice one. I thought the fact that I was looking at a primarily Asian delicacy wasn't letting me see the black person that it was supposed to represent as anything other than Chinese. Then I saw the rest of his work...
The other three pieces to that puzzle are supposed to be LeBron James, Tim Duncan, and Andrea Bargnani, but I'll be damned if they don't resemble like their long lost cousins from the Far East. Just take a long look at those bitesize pieces of rice and seaweed with their beady eyes, angry looking eyebrows, and overly groomed mustaches. Turns out, I'm not the racist one at all. It's Yujia Hu who refuses to make food that looks African American even if it's supposed to be the likeness of an African American. He's the one that can't ignore his Asian bias while creating a Japanese dish. He's the one using NBA players for publicity, but won't use his culinary prowess to give them true-to-race facial features. It's not me that can't see beyond the color of the sticky rice, it's the Japanese sushi chef from Italy that just Kung-FUBARed the effigies of proud black men by turning them Japanese faster than a 80's one hit wonder...
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