Reflecting on the Color of My Skin

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Jim Hassey
Jim Hassey - 5 hours ago
I don't care if you're black, blue, green or whatever. I need valuable, truthful, dependable information, communicated in a way I can understand, that can help me with my purchases. Thank you for your work.
Gael Bm
Gael Bm - 7 hours ago
In 2020 this title shouldn't be on the youtube game
Jan Eckerlein
Jan Eckerlein - 9 hours ago
well u are the nice tesla-techy-youtuber to me
PRO Plays
PRO Plays - 14 hours ago
I either go to u, arun or Zach when learning of something
Daniel Covey
Daniel Covey - 15 hours ago
Like-Black Lives Matter...
Dislike-All Lives Matter...
Midnight
Midnight - 15 hours ago
Wait a minute... HE’S BLACK?!?!
Manick Arvindh
Manick Arvindh - 17 hours ago
You're the whitest black person I ever seen.
David Martrano
David Martrano - 18 hours ago
I don't care what color anybody is. If you have a good ❤️ heart that's all that matters to me, plain & simple!
marca3259
marca3259 - 18 hours ago
I just discovered your channel and would like to say Not everyone will like you, but all of us are on the heart to deliver a message of Peace, Love and Respect doesn't matter the colour of your skin. Mk
S T
S T - 22 hours ago
Really incredible video! I found your page on the South African Istore site, when I was trying to decide between an iphone 11 vs the 11 Pro. I’ve enjoyed some of your videos ever since. I think you use your platform quite well, focusing on your craft and I appreciate that. Keep on doing an amazing job. You make us proud.
Jonny
Jonny - 23 hours ago
5:48 i can imagine the same goes for basketball players? or is it not an issue because the roles are reversed?
and if being the "best black creator" (which probably noone ever said) is somewhat patronising, how is best female creator not?
The whole wondering if "they just picked be bc I'm Black" thing is a direct consequence of groups like BLM sending literally HATE to anything that doesnt include a certain amount of blacks...which is racist ofc.
actively promoting Black creators because they make good content AND are black is racist, and in fact not fair.
We have huge creators of every color, what really counts is the content. Promotions like this make no sense
i love you and your vids man, but sometimes...idk
jacob de villiers
jacob de villiers - 23 hours ago
I always just clicked on your videos to see a guy review tech. I just noticed that you black. Because you mentioned it.
Tracy Gossett
Tracy Gossett - Day ago
I'm an old white guy, but I subscribe to people based not solely on their content, but by how they deliver what they're talking about. We all have melanin, you just happen to have more and I can't be mad about that. I base relationships on actions, not colors; I know it may be wrong to say "I don't see color", but I have said that my whole life. I see people, there are people of color that I like, that I don't like, but they are opinions of people based on their actions not hate.. I know you will never see this, but someone will. I love your videos, except any of the Apple videos, because of preference.
Unknown Mafia
Unknown Mafia - Day ago
LongbeachGriffy
CJinRealLife
CJinRealLife - Day ago
Much love, Marquez!!!!! Stay humble, stay awesome, and stay true to your core, because you're an amazing human being and very inspirational to many!
Anton Taylor
Anton Taylor - Day ago
Good job on linking marxists organization like BLM ... shame but I understand it’s how humans work they tend to favor their own kind ...
MN Z
MN Z - Day ago
Only uneducated and ignorant would focus on race, you made your brand on your own talent and your race has nothing to do with that. Many politicians or race hustlers like to fan systemic racism every four years before the election for political gain. Racism may exist but not like it was before, this country had proved that twice in 2008 and 2012 when Obama won the election easily. If America was systemic racist then he would not had been reelected but he won reelection it was not a close election it was a blow out. The narrative that systemic racism exist, is to keep people divided. America today is great, you can open any business you want and no one can stop you from pursuing that other than your own self. Many people would keep pushing the victim hood mentality but lets face it their are no former slaves are still alive today and their is no former slave owners alive today. Pushing this narrative is making people feel victim when they are not and that is why we keep hearing all this nonsense that you have to be this color to be a millionaire or only this color gets seen by the cops which is nonsense. This country may not be perfect but the fact that it is always correcting itself to undo the bad is progress this movement that we had is not change its keeping this country stagnant identically.
David Makovec
David Makovec - Day ago
I have never seen you as a black guy doing videos. Its juts not my world. I compare you with all the order guys, doesnt matter what colour they are. Keep on creating your great reviews.
Joel Kungu
Joel Kungu - Day ago
I look up to you because I don’t see much black tech people on this platform and I’m happy about that. And you really used your voice and I respect you for that.
futuretech
futuretech - Day ago
it's nice to be a successful black millionaire in such a racist country. we've recently had a black president for 8 years in such a racist country. every year professional sports is creating more and more black millionaire athletes in such a racist country. yes, we definitely have a crisis of racism in the united states. this is a priority that must be addressed through mass demonstrations, marches and protests.
Maria Daniel
Maria Daniel - Day ago
Would love to see you collaborate with more black creators, especially black female creators.
Ryan TheAllKnowing
Ryan TheAllKnowing - Day ago
The most important thing in determining the success of a child is having a mother and father in the same household. Children raised by single mothers are severely disadvantaged. It's just sad that Democrat policy has incentivised single motherhood disproportionately in the black community.
boxboy 33
boxboy 33 - 2 days ago
If you want to end racism quit talking about your race -Morgan Freeman
Ishallbe oftheway
Ishallbe oftheway - 2 days ago
the blm is a very raciest organization and thy have no love for any one but them self's non of them know jesus it is about cooler and that it if aney of theam knew jesus this would not be in fact 99.99% of confessing Christians do not know jesus thare harts are fare from jesus. jesus did not send a book he sent the holy spirit to lead you in to truth and to bang you home the bible is a idol and the churches are the synagogues of satin thes people onle use this blm as a excuse to steall and riot this is not peasfull
pharaoh769
pharaoh769 - 2 days ago
Tonight I just subscribed to your channel because I needed reliable information to help me in my plan to purchase a Mac Book Pro. I subscribed because your content captured...really captured my attention. Now that I have seen this video, I am captured again at how you have put your words together so eloquently and graciously regarding a difficult topic in a difficult time. I appreciate this from anyone, but I wanted to take the time to especially Thank You!!!! Stay Informed, Stay True, Stay Honest, sir.
Ryan B
Ryan B - 2 days ago
I’m white, have been following your channel for years! I watch for your content. Very entertaining
Zen Price
Zen Price - 2 days ago
Amen. Black Lives Matter.
anas almomany
anas almomany - 2 days ago
I live in arab country and we have diversity in all fields , you pointed that every one have different type of struggle and thats true , here we don’t have skin racism , but we have cultures racism were people argue about old ideas and fight about it
Greg K.
Greg K. - 2 days ago
Let's ask one question, are you responsible for your success ? I bet your answer would be yes, so why is it that if black people fail than they blame it on social inequality, I'm you subscriber, I think you're brilliant but people need to start taking responsibility for their own actions instead of blaming everyone around for their failures.
laura cox
laura cox - 2 days ago
Thanks for the links Uravcomsum is how I found you.
ime0509
ime0509 - 2 days ago
Bravo!!!
FRANBOT 1014
FRANBOT 1014 - 2 days ago
If Martin Luther King Jr was were, he would be very disappointed, and we should too!
FRANBOT 1014
FRANBOT 1014 - 2 days ago
Best black tech man? No. Best tech man. I don’t get why people say black man instead of just saying man. BLACKLIVESMATTER!
Rusty egg 23
Rusty egg 23 - 2 days ago
Now he identifies as white
Rogue_Gaming
Rogue_Gaming - 2 days ago
The 19,000 who dislike need to unsubscribe and clearly don't realize that interacting with the video further endorses it, gaining more attention. Keep up the great work Marques ❤️
Declan Harrison
Declan Harrison - 3 days ago
You are my go to tech channel! I’ve just recently discovered your channel but now I watch past videos just for fun. Thanks for all the great content and I look forward to the upcoming Apple product videos this fall!
5ONE4
5ONE4 - 3 days ago
10/10
jacek
jacek - 3 days ago
You're saying that we should enjoy creators for their content not their skin color, then you go and recommend youtubers - all black. Is there really no white creator you would recommend or you just put together a list of people based upon their skin color? This kind of undermines your own words.
There are many reasons why you have millions of viewers and I'm sure it ain't about the colors!
Justyburger
Justyburger - 3 days ago
I've been watching you for years. Right back before you had 1M subscribers. The fact that you are Black, has not made any difference to me. I like the way you present yourself and i love the passion you have for tech. This is an unusual video for you and not one i expected. Your views here are quite mature, but i probably would not get wrapped up in this subject of race and the divisions in America, as well as politics. I know they affect us all, but It's already everywhere. I like the fact that you don't talk about these things, and just stick to the tech.
MarkToast
MarkToast - 3 days ago
I always go back to the Morgan Freeman mentality: I don’t see you as “that black creator Marques,” I see you as “Marques Brownlee.” I think most of your audience would agree with this idea. Of course it’s not like we don’t see your skin color, but we see your humanity and personality first and don’t really think of your race as a factor in your personality. Race is not really a consideration in our choice to watch you and to enjoy your content. You are a human being with great insight and charm in what you do, and we’re always going to see you as that rather than seeing you as a color with a personality underneath it.
Cyrox 69
Cyrox 69 - 3 days ago
You are the best ....no one else
Haliel
Haliel - 3 days ago
problem with black creators on youtube or IT/tech enviroment is that black youth want to rather be rappers or athletes
Dee Adams
Dee Adams - 3 days ago
Baby, your color is the superior from your family...down to the Ancestors. It's terrible that any person of color MUST describe or explain WHY our color is so questionable!?
😥😥😥
Caleb Lay
Caleb Lay - 3 days ago
No one should ever be ashamed of their skin color or second guess their decisions because of their skin color. You have taken a very sensitive topic and gently but effectively addressed it. I've always loved your content. Skin color doesn't mean anything to me.
Mark Neufeld
Mark Neufeld - 3 days ago
You are the (tech) man. I always appreciate your candor, respect your integrity and enjoy your opinions. Thanks!
Aran Rasekhi
Aran Rasekhi - 3 days ago
Literally 90% of the comments:
I’ve always watched you because you’re the best tech YouTuber not the best black tech YouTuber.
Aran Rasekhi
Aran Rasekhi - 3 days ago
I mean it’s not a bad thing just that it’s too repetitive.
Dead Stone
Dead Stone - 3 days ago
You are one of the BEST creators.
Tech computerlist
Tech computerlist - 3 days ago
Who dare dislike 😡😡🤬🤬
Tony Sunny
Tony Sunny - 3 days ago
ANNAN UYIR ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!
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All time favourite tech youtuber 🥰🥰🥰🥰
MisraBorn
MisraBorn - 3 days ago
Thank you so much for speaking your truth
Alex Bonham
Alex Bonham - 3 days ago
Your channel is great I enjoy your reviews. You a smart guy and race should not matter at all full stop. Keep up your amazing work. The new Mac Pro 13" is out I hope they seen your wish list.
Abstrxction
Abstrxction - 3 days ago
I can't believe someone would think that people with skin that isn't white are any worse, or better... We are all created equal!
our three little birds
our three little birds - 3 days ago
Thank you for sharing. For years you have been my go-to channel and I never thought of skin color until I saw the title of this video and it dawned on me. Praying for the day that diversity is at all levels 💛 Thank you for doing what you do and being awesome at it!
Big Jenkem
Big Jenkem - 3 days ago
Dude really, no, stop, not cool. People watch you because you are interesting and informative, not because you’re black. Your skin tone doesn’t matter because nobody gives a shit about it. Really, it feels painful both when journalists ask actors race related stuff and when people record videos about “look at me being black/female/gay/disabled/fat/ideologically different. It is fucking shallow
Geeky
Geeky - 3 days ago
Those 19k dislikes are haters
Graham, King of the Britons!
It's brown.
Fixed
Fixed - 3 days ago
A small group of offended people dictates their conditions to the whole
world, although there are hundreds of races, hundreds of skin colors and
each has its own problems. But this small group of people is trying to
convince everyone that she lives worse than everyone.
lisonka01
lisonka01 - 3 days ago
The fact that people have to discuss their skin color saddens me
Martin Riber
Martin Riber - 4 days ago
Thank you so much.
Yi Xia
Yi Xia - 4 days ago
“Make sure you follow them because you like what they do” really like this one!👍
Aysegul Cakir
Aysegul Cakir - 4 days ago
dangelowallace is a great commentary youtuber and if you want you should check his channel out. :)
Gary Edward Learned
Gary Edward Learned - 4 days ago
Like many posters below, when I've watched you I've not consciously thought that I was watching a black creator. You are one of the most talented creators out there which is why I watch you. At the same time, I do believe we have problems in our country, and what happened in Minneapolis where I live only underscores that. Thank you for stressing that you find and follow people you watch and like. I really am afraid that we will flip the needle to far in the other direction which is equally harmful.
You present a reasoned and well thought out position and one I would love to discuss with you. That's when I know we as a country will have made it, when both sides can listen, and respond ... thoughtfully.
Nikss L
Nikss L - 4 days ago
The 19K that disliked this video are his racist viewers 😂
Shenell Evans
Shenell Evans - 4 days ago
I value you because of your focus, drive, excellence, expertise AND your blackness. I understand people saying that they've valued you regardless of skin color. But it seems a bit disrespectful to the fullness of our humanity to 'not see race.' Our whole world makes skin color an issue. So it always matters all the time. You're a brilliant black man. I long for the day when we can just be brilliant too...the day when blackness isn't a stigma. Until the world changes the fullness of who you are is worth celebrating. I think it's a matter of calling out Anti-blackness specifically, not just anti-racism. White people, please work to SEE BLACKNESS. Like how can you be anti-racist when you don't truly get the problem?? Anyway, I love your work and that you're a beautiful melanated man.
James Boyce
James Boyce - 4 days ago
Kabaddi isn’t very diverse at a professional level. Neither is Sumo
Mehrdad Heydari
Mehrdad Heydari - 4 days ago
shame on you
WuZi Mu
WuZi Mu - 4 days ago
Wait, he's black?
WuZi Mu
WuZi Mu - 4 days ago
MQ: So, I've been black for some time now. Here's my review
fmkhandwala39
fmkhandwala39 - 4 days ago
You are the best tech creator in my eyes
versages versages
versages versages - 4 days ago
actually to be honest this black live matter movement DID ACTUALLY MAKE ME APPRECIATE BLACK PEOPLE MORE AND SEE THEM IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT... so maybe it did help. but at a certain point we really have to STOP acting like victims. once you s top believing you are less than whatever race they will never be able to hurt you or put you in THAT ''less than'' position.
versages versages
versages versages - 4 days ago
I don't even understand why people keep feeding this black and white dynamic.... like keep feeding it, keep it going, keep giving it attention, just change your self , change your own attitude and people around you wiill not treat you the same way anymore.
ChrisisHereO2
ChrisisHereO2 - 4 days ago
*Reflecting on the color of my skin*
Too bad black surfaces don’t reflect light.
Aran Rasekhi
Aran Rasekhi - 3 days ago
LOL 😹😹
bonkdor_
bonkdor_ - 5 days ago
I see what you mean bro but that also means people have to change all around. Me personally, I just see you as one of the best tech youtubers. If I want a serious look at an apple product from someone who gives a crap, I come ho you for user review and go to louis rossman for the engineering. Do I look at you as a black person and louis as an italian new yorker? Nah. Just people. And while to some that can seem demeaning, to me I think being progressive means that things that don't matter fall by the wayside. So, in a lot of ways, race itself falls by the wayside along racism.
Daniel Souza
Daniel Souza - 5 days ago
I know exactly what you mean. Thanks.
Caitlin C
Caitlin C - 5 days ago
The point of this video is that we need to work to dismantle racism. To the well-intentioned (fellow) white people in this thread, saying that you don't think of Marques Brownlee as black is not the answer. Yes, we want him to know that he's amazing, but doing it this way is dismissive of his experience. He's expressing his struggles so that we can learn from them and change the system for all black people, not so that we can discuss his personal achievements. He's fucking awesome, but that doesn't solve the struggles that black and brown people face.
Caitlin C
Caitlin C - 5 days ago
In fact, if you read this far, saying you don't think of him as black could have some unintentional racism behind it. It's okay for successful people to also be black. Blackness and success are not opposing ideas. I know that's not what you're trying to imply, but that's often how it's received. As white people, it's good to reflect on the reception of our words and not just our intentions.
Cohyn Gouffray
Cohyn Gouffray - 5 days ago
I don’t care what any ones skin color only there adityde and friend ship
David Reyes
David Reyes - 5 days ago
BLM is a self proclaimed Marxist organization that does not build anything but destroys everything in its path, including the statue of Frederick Douglas the abolitionist. I am surprise this YouTuber did not do his homework before asking its viewers to fund a Marxist organization.
Rade
Rade - 3 days ago
Fax machine right here ^
Terrell Just
Terrell Just - 5 days ago
I'm seeing here that the only adverse experience you've had as a black man in America is wondering if you were a token black in some instances. (That's really on you.)
Please don't be led into believing you should have a grievance. I would say celebrate your parents! Celebrate your life. You have had the opportunity to do extremely well, doing something you like. Kudos to you for running with it! Instead of finding the lowest common denominator with victimized blacks (their choice), why not show gratitude for what you've been given? America is the best country. I've lived in other places. It has enhanced my appreciation. Or...just be like Morgan Freeman. Stop talking about it. You're keeping it alive.
Or perhaps I missed something. It happens.
flamethrowerX19
flamethrowerX19 - 5 days ago
I wish I could dislike the dislikers
john white
john white - 5 days ago
I'm 61, white, have 32 years in tech. I look up to you. You're a great communicator.
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