clever black

A sarcastic phrase used to describe a black person who thinks he is smart but whose actions perpetuate the oppression black people. Sometimes black thieving leaders and their supporters use it to try to embarrass black opponents.

Example 1
Guy 1: What happened to that radical student leader, Tshepo?
Guy 2: He became a kleva black after getting a nice job in government.

Example 2
Thieving leader: We can't take this country forward because clever blacks are blocking our efforts.


A revered gay celebrity (Somizi Mhlongo) in South Africa. The name has come to identify a gay person.

Girl 1: Check out that fine guy in a blue shirt.
Girl 2: Don't even bother, he's a Somizi.

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