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'Canada's Black Guy' Wants African Americans To Move To Canada In Satirical Ad

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"America does not actually own you anymore. You are free to leave."

That's the message that one mock political party has for African Americans.

In a new video from The Canada Party, a satire group advocating that our great nation be elected U.S. president, "Canada's Black Guy" tries to convince folks to move up north.

"Let's face it, America doesn't have a race problem, it has a race system. It's not broken, it's designed to work against you," he says, dressed in stereotypical Canadian garb.

"Your voter laws are made to prevent you from voting, which is like enforcing speed limits by slashing all the black tires."

He alluded to the fact that a huge proportion of those incarcerated in U.S. prisons are black.

"America didn't end slavery, they just got the outfits to match."

"Your voter laws are made to prevent you from voting, which is like enforcing speed limits by slashing all the black tires."

According to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, African Americans make up almost a million of the 2.3 million people in jail.

Many would be quick to point out that Canada has its own issues with race, and the speaker is quick to emphasize that we aren't immune.

Ontario only recently banned the practice of police carding, a random street check that advocates said unfairly targeted black men. Advocacy group Black Lives Matter held a 15-day sit-in outside Toronto's police headquarters in March after the force's Special Investigations Unit opted not to charge cops in the shooting death of a black man.

But the satirical campaigner does make one grim point — those who are shot in our country are guaranteed free medical treatment.

The guys behind The Canada Party have released other videos mocking U.S. politics, as well as a humour book.

You can watch the whole sketch in the video above.

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