I don’t know if you’ve been under a sports rock for the last day, but Rob Parker of ESPN has been suspended. Why did he get suspended? Well he decided to give his social opinion on race. Which in most circumstances would be okay, but Parker decided to decide to debate if Robert Griffin III was, “…a brother, or a cornball brother?”
Now I don’t know about you’ll but when I want racial commentary I tune into ESPN First Take. For me the sports talk is just icing on the cake. I tune in for racial controversy. I think ABC should swap that show out with The View, and let it come on national television.
On a more serious note, Rob Parker is obviously wrong. He was way out of line with his comments regarding what type of “brother” Robert Griffin is. However what I find far more egregious is his comment regarding RG3 have a white fiancé, and making it seem like he may be less of a man because of that.… Read More