The black guy always dies defines a cliché simply as “anything that has become trite or commonplace through overuse”. There are two apparent clichés which I would like to talk about here. The first is that the black guy always dies (usually when referring to a horror film). The second is the sentiment that the black guy always dies. It happens. And we know it happens. But is it because Hollywood is full of racist, bigoted assholes? Probably. But such is the world in general.

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