On Trevor Noah’s latest Between The Scenes segment (filmed literally between The Daily Show scenes), the SA expat and talk show host shared another South African memory – how his then 10-year-old brother explained race to a friend who couldn’t understand why Trevor looked white and his brother didn’t.
Trevor’s two younger brothers are from his mom’s second marriage. So, while Trevor’s father was a white man from Switzerland, their father was a black South African man.
But that’s not how Trevor’s younger brother explained it to a classmate, when Trevor picked him from school one day…
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Here’s how Trevor’s 10-year-old brother once explained his mixed family to other kids.
Posted by The Daily Show on Sunday, October 28, 2018
A few nights ago, Trevor also reminisced about his youth in South Africa… when he and his friends would sing along to Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” (he actually bursts into song and gets a great applause!) – thinking the words were in Tswana!