I agree wholeheartedly with Mr. Lemon’s commentary that I heard this morning on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Just because you have black friends doesn’t mean you can’t be racist!
Now that the spectacle of Donald Sterling is somewhat behind us, where do we go from here?
Every time something like this happens many people get all bent out of shape, up in arms and outraged.
They hoop and holler, stomp their feet and yell at the television.
Then they simmer down and ease back into their normal lives until the next time, until the next outrage opportunity presents itself.
While it is true that Donald Sterling’s words were disgusting and vile, he’s not the only one.
He’s just the one who got caught, the one who gets the attention.
CNN political commentator Marc Lamont Hill says, “The Sterling controversy resonates with black people because it speaks to a bigger problem in their everyday lives. The sentiments expressed by Sterling play out in the daily racial micro-aggressions experienced by black people at work, school, and public space. He unwittingly confirmed…
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