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Friday, April 13, 2007

Jason Whitlock on Don Imus


Don Imus
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I usually don’t post articles others have written, but I have to make an exception here. I wanted to post something on the Don Imus controversy, but I don’t think I could say it better than Kansas City Star columnist, Jason Whitlock. Mr. Whitlock is right on target!

As Andrew Sullivan likes to say, here's the money quote.

I ain’t saying Jesse, Al and Vivian are gold-diggas, but they don’t have the heart to mount a legitimate campaign against the real black-folk killas.

It is us. At this time, we are our own worst enemies. We have allowed our youths to buy into a culture (hip hop) that has been perverted, corrupted and overtaken by prison culture. The music, attitude and behavior expressed in this culture is anti-black, anti-education, demeaning, self-destructive, pro-drug dealing and violent.

Rather than confront this heinous enemy from within, we sit back and wait for someone like Imus to have a slip of the tongue and make the mistake of repeating the things we say about ourselves.



Read the entire article HERE!