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The White People v. Black People issue in Sports will NEVER die!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Sportsbruh, Jul 6, 2007.

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  1. Sportsbruh

    Sportsbruh Member

    Scoop Slam Dunks this like NO OTHER!

    I thought we had gotten to a place in sports where color and race were no longer the sole reason we rooted. I know the Bonds saga is different, but I thought we as blacks had achieved enough in sports to not just root for someone based on the color of his or her skin. I thought we'd eclipsed the private side of our "reverse" racism.

    Because sports often -- as much as many of us would like to think differently -- is not a "bring everyone together, can't we all just get along" activity. The goal is not always to share. We get behind players (and teams) who best represent us regardless of outcome and outlook. That's the way millions of us roll. But it's because of their skin -- not in spite of the other player's skin -- that we do this. (I'm sure plenty of white fans root for Phil against Tiger or rejoice when Steve Nash wins back-to-back MVPs for the same reasons.)

  2. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    So when Elliotte said to kill him now, maybe he was having a premonition?
  3. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Sucks to be playthrough and Elliotte.

    Edit: Dammit, 21 got there faster and better.
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

  5. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Just putting the ball on the tee, my good man.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Wow.. Sportsbra is an amazing individual... I do not envy the moderators of this thread...
  7. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Since we're on the topic of race, what are your thoughts on this, Sportsbruh?

  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Nice photo of Rosie... Now, can I open my wrists?
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Is this tonight's post-padding thread?
  10. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Surprised I'm the first to say it, but this will not end well.
  11. KG

    KG Active Member

    :eek: :eek: No sir, not at all. :-X :-X :-X :-X
  12. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I'll give Sportsbruh this: he won't need to be told to be specific in thread titles.

    As for Scoop...um, Venus and Serena have been playing tennis for a while. Likely on several previous July Fourths, too.
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