I ‘Don’t Give a Damn’

Popular ESPN Commentator Goes on EPIC Rant About Mark Cuban and Race After Being Labeled an ‘Uncle Tom’

Jason Howerton
The Blaze

…“When I say I don’t give a damn… that does it no justice,” Smith said. “I stand by everything that I said yesterday tenfold, 100-fold. And I don’t care who in the black community disagrees with me — I’m not interested in their disagreement on this particular issue because they are not looking at the bigger picture here.”

While Cuban did say he’d “cross the street” if he saw a black kid in a hoodie at night, he also said “in the same breath” that he’d have reservations about a bald guy with tattoos all over his body, he continued.

“Everybody wants to ignore that,” Smith said. “I don’t want to say everybody because I’m not speaking for everybody. … We want to pounce on him making this statement and alluding the black folks or talking about somebody in a hoodie that happens to be black… He talked about the prejudices that exist in all spectrums by all of us. Are we going to sit here and literally act like we don’t have any prejudices?”…



The entire article, with video, is at The Blaze.



Related:    Touré Tells Man His Concentration Camp Surviving Family Made It Because They’re White :  The power of whiteness.



And Twitter responds.



‘Truth hurts’: Geraldo Rivera sympathizes with Mark Cuban’s hoodie comments

Update: #Whiteness: UMUC prof lauds Touré’s callous ‘power of whiteness’ tweet

…It’s academic that someone from higher education would agree with Touré’s assessment, and Donald Earl Collins of the University of Maryland University College stepped up to fill the role, lauding Touré’s “great response.”

Again, we’re talking about the “white privilege” of Holocaust survivors — and “the power of whiteness” was a “great response.”…



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