Tip-Off for 7/31/12 (featuring Digable Planets): Why do you fall for the BS every time?

Posted in Blogroll on July 31st, 2012 by Michael Tillery

And we’re still gonna do it funky enough…

I’m not perfect but let me talk to y’all for a minute…

I was thinking of Ron’s excellent Your Villains, Our Black Superheroes piece, and thinking about what we’ve done here at TSF over the years. Why are Black people hated for something others pat their own on the back for? Why must Blacks bow down to insecurity so it’s not offended? Blacks want to live just like others. Emotion comes into play. It’s natural. Don’t be afraid of it. There is another way of doing things and because it may be indifferent because Blacks are doing it successfully, does that make it less authentic? The images of Blacks on television are not accurate. The people you clown on the 6 o’clock news? Blacks are clowning them too. Don’t fall for it. It’s a lie. I gotta say this too and trust I definitely don’t agree with everything President Obama does (I understand though) but if Americans are dumb enough to vote for Mitt Romney you deserve all the hell coming down the pike. Think people. Use your heads. This is a great time for all of us to move forward and it really has nothing to do with Barack. It’s just common sense.

But I’m a sports writer right?

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