by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-chief RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of TV One’s NewsOne Now Enough! I’m sick and tired of black folks coming up with the most asinine, silly, nonsensical, pathetic, grossly unintelligent and shameful defenses of us using the N-word. Ending in “A” isn’t the same as “ER.” Please, shut up. Calling the […]
PTI’s Michael Wilbon joins Jason Whitlock to discuss the N-word, the role it played in their lives growing up, why Michael still uses the word and what it means to them.
By Jason Whitlock ESPN It’s impossible to pinpoint when the N-word became black America’s most cherished possession. But that fact is now impossible to deny. We have reached the point where it wouldn’t surprise me to see Jay Z or another prominent black celebrity call for a Million N-word March on Washington to stop the […]
Source: Jason Whitlock / The Huffington Post Televised simple-mindedness is not beholden to any particular race, political bent or sexual orientation. We should not be surprised that a cross-section of TV talking heads cannot identify the root cause of rampant black-on-black violence. It is not poverty. It is not the disintegration of the black family. […]
Source: Jason Whitlock / The Huffington Post Here’s what the race baiters on the right fail to comprehend: There’s a clear-cut, easy-to-follow blueprint for avoiding the ravages of black-on-black violence and crime. America has yet to provide us a comparable blueprint for avoiding racial profiling. That’s why it’s impossible for ordinary, rational black folks to let go […]
Source: Jason Whitlock / Fox Sports This NBA season started with LeBron James in a happy place, a Samsung commercial showing James tooling around Miami with his boyz looking utterly content, pleased with himself and unburdened by expectations. King James conquered the NBA’s game of thrones. And like King Joffrey, LeBron could not contain his […]
by Jason Whitlock Columnist for FoxSports.com It wasn’t that long ago, in the aftermath of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor’s tragic death in 2007, that I was the toast of right-wing America. Before there were any arrests, before we knew the gruesome circumstances that precipitated his murder, I analogized Taylor’s assailants to the Black KKK in a […]
by Jason Whitlock Columnist for FoxSports.com Football is embarrassingly tone deaf. Jovan Belcher, a starting linebacker for the Chiefs, murdered the mother of his child shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday. He hopped in his car, drove to the Kansas City Chiefs practice facility, thanked Romeo Crennel and Scott Pioli — and shot himself in the head in […]
LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks With Jason Whitlock About His Column About Jovan Belcher's Murder-Suicide
Roland Martin talks with Jason Whitlock about his article about Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide posted on Foxsports.com.
Source: AP / The Huffington Post ARLINGTON, Texas — NBC broadcaster Bob Costas used his halftime segment on “Sunday Night Football” to advocate for gun control following this weekend’s murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media. In a segment about 90 seconds long, Costas paraphrased and quoted […]