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RG III Gets 'Uncle Tom' Treatment

Earl29 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:19 PM
Painting with a rather broad brush, Rick, but I can understand the frustration you feel. Fortunately, we are blessed by the existence of such people as Mr. Elder and others too numerous to mention.
Rick2477 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:52 PM
True, there are many positive black role models; I read everything Sowell, Elder and others have to say and would follow Allen West anywhere.
To a black ESPN sports analyst, this is the critical question: Is Robert Griffin III, aka RG III, the black rookie sensation Washington Redskins quarterback, "a brother, or is he a cornball brother?" What has RG III done or said to raise a suspicion about his bona fides as a black person? More importantly, what does this have to do with appreciating -- or choosing not to appreciate -- Griffin as an athlete?

Turns out RG III fancies himself as a quarterback who happens to be black -- as opposed to a black quarterback. When asked for the millionth time about...