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Chris Rock may have just made the smartest argument we have ever heard against the notion of “black progress” in America.

As the legendary comedian makes media rounds promoting his upcoming flick, “Top Five,” He sat down with New York Magazine to talk about everything from ‘postracial America’ (and if there’s really such as thing) to Instagram and Bill Cosby.

Take a look at his most notable quotables below:

On Obama’s presidency and race in America:

I’m trying to figure out the right analogy. Everybody wanted Michael Jordan, right? We got Shaq. That’s not a disappointment. You know what I mean? We got Charles Barkley. It’s still a Hall of Fame career. The president should be graded on jobs and peace, and the other stuff is debatable. Do more people have jobs, and is there more peace? I guess there’s a little more peace. Not as much peace as we’d like, but I…

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