Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Another case of a Black man behaving like a Minstrel...and making us look terrible (see video). This is part of what I was referring to when I said that the "Black Community" had a double standard. The hypocrisy is unbelievable. I'm tired of Black skin being used as a pass to destroy us.
The following was cross-posted from WhatAboutOurDaughters.org
"There were some nappy headed women on the team and those are some of the ugliest women I have ever seen in my life.” -- DL HUGHLEY on Jay Leno.
Where is the outcry from mainstream media, the African American community, or all these people that called for Imus' head on a platter? D.L's last show got canceled so there isn't anyone to boycott. Was it really worth the laugh? Those young women are somebody's daughters. Any ideas?
How can you be complaining about illiteracy rates in the African American community and the state of black America in one breath and then tear down and malign young women who took up the challenge to pursue higher education.
The Rutgers Women's Basketball team members are beautiful! When the world gave them an opportunity to rage and unleash a fury toward Imus, they didn't. That's beautiful! When they had the eyes of the world on them, the exhibited grace and dignity. That's beautiful! When they had every reason and opportunity to malign and attack Imus, they forgave him. That's beautiful! D.L. Hughley's latest venture was canceled so he tried to piggyback on a painful period in our history by attempting to get a laugh on the cheap and THAT. WAS. UGLY!
Gina from WhatAboutOurDaughters.org has a plan of action. See Here.
See My Imus Response
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Posted by Brian E. at 1:53 AM