LeBron James: It Isn’t a Race Issue We Have With You…You Are the Issue

October 1st, 2010 by Kyle Bunton Leave a reply »
Earlier this week, LeBron James and his manager came out and said that "Race played a part in the criticism for his decision to take his talents to South Beach." Racism by definition is a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others.

We are talking about the NBA folks; this isn't the days of old when people like Martin Luther King Jr. were trying to make racism a non-issue in America.

LeBron James is trying to make an excuse for all the criticism he has gotten ever since he told us he was taking his talents to South Beach. What he did, was prove that athletes have more power than we actually think. He has become one of the most hated athletes in the world, but not because of race.

When Cleveland Cavalier fans were burning his jersey, it wasn't because he was African American, it was because they felt he betrayed them as a basketball player. If all this was because of race, people would have been making LeBron dolls and lynching them around Cleveland.

As Americans, we ...

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