Elsewhere in the song, Kelly compares himself to the cookie monster and cleverly sings “I love to lick the middle like an Oreo.”
But the Oreo cookies in the photograph were actually sent by Operation Oreo, a project of Alpharetta Methodist Church in Georgia.
A surprising new entry on the 2009 list in this category is Oreo, a sweet black-and-white choice.
derogatory word for "black person felt to have a 'white' mentality," 1968, black American English, from the snack cookies, which consist of dark chocolate wafers and white sugar cream filling (hence "brown outside, white inside"). The cookies (made by Nabisco) date from 1912; the source of the name has been forgotten.
A black person whose values, behavior, etc, are those of the white society; afro-saxon: I've been called a ''zebra'' and an ''Oreo''
[1960s+ Black; fr the trademark of a brand of sandwich cookies that have a white cream between round chocolate biscuits]