LeBron James and Gisele Bundchen VOGUE Cover Causes Racial Stir…And No One Understands Why???

Posted in Blogroll, Charles Barkley, Gisele, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, O.J. Simpson, Race and Sports Culture, Race in Sports, Racial Issues, Ricky Williams, Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Vogue on March 28th, 2008 by Ron Glover

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This ain’t no coincidence. The enlistment pic was sent to me by a prominent writer soon after the issue hit the stands. It’s the same damn pic. The weapon of choice is different and Gisele isn’t topless, but you get the idea. Annie Leibovitz definitely has some explaining to do for this bullcrap–Mizzo

Once again a national publication has taken the liberty of pissing off the Black community. The April issue of VOGUE focuses on NBA superstar LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and supermodel Gisele Bundchen, girlfriend of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The cover of the magazine draws comparison to the King Kong/Fay Wray pose – James is shown baring his teeth, clutching the waist of Bunchen with his shoulders hunched in a gorilla-like pose. This recent development opens the door for James, who is arguably the most popular player in the NBA to address this issue and others concerning race in sports and how Blacks – specifically how Black men are viewed.

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