AOL COLUMNIST WHITLOCK LIKENS MANY BLACK NBA ALL-STAR VEGAS WEEKEND VISITORS TO “THE BLACK KKK”: Black columnist Jason Whitlock publishes another provocative column emanating from his frightful experiences at the NBA All-Star weekend in Las Vegas. He likens blacks who terrorized the city for the days he was there as “The Black KKK“.
Excerpt: “We have a problem in the black community, and it didn’t make its debut at All-Star Weekend Vegas. What was impossible to ignore in Vegas was on display in Houston, Atlanta and previous All-Star locations.
“With the exception of Louis Farrakhan’s 1995 Million Man March, it’s been on display nearly every time we’ve gathered in large groups to socialize in the past 15 or so years.
“The Black Ku Klux Klan shows up in full force and does its best to ruin our good time. Instead of wearing white robes and white hoods, the new KKK has now taken to wearing white Ts and calling themselves gangsta rappers, gangbangers and posse members.
“Just like the White KKK of the 1940s and ’50s, we fear them, keep our eyes lowered, shut our mouths and pray they don’t bother us.
“Our fear makes them stronger. Our silence empowers them. Our lack of courage lets them define who we are. Our excuse-making for their behavior increases their influence and enables them to recruit more freely.
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