Every January, Martin Luther King, Jr. is universally honored as a national hero who preached a peaceful fight against racial injustice. This saintly image is quite a departure from the kind of attacks the reverend endured over his lifetime. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover famously called King “the most dangerous Negro” and “the most notorious liar in the country” while keeping him under close surveillance. Over the years, Dr. King’s more controversial edges have been smoothed over, burying his more radical teachings….
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I mean, that is quite an accomplishment, MLK. The most dangerous negro!? Everyone knows all negroes are dangerous, so…
Why else would it be socially acceptable to make post-game interview commentary like these comments below? Admitedly, the anger unleashed in Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman’s post-win interview falls into the category of unsavory. But must we wonder why he might be so sensitive? I know haters gone hate and all, but you try to let comments like these roll off your back. It’s not for the faint of heart and could understandably lead to a kind of hypervigilance pertaining to perceived disrespect. I highly doubt this is the first time Mr. Sherman has been on the receiving end of jabs such as these. Even without an angry interview as catalyst. This happened yesterday. So very post-racial…note #noracismintended.
Lol don’t mess with Richard Sherman, he will go bananas. Guys a fricken jungle monkey.
— Zack Grenon (@g_g_g_grenon71) January 20, 2014
Richard Sherman’s an ignorant ape
— GC (@TropicanaCEO_15) January 20, 2014
Someone put Richard Sherman in an animal hospital because he is a fucking gorilla #noracismintented
— Michael Mortellito (@mmortellito) January 20, 2014
Richard Sherman is a nigger, fuck that.
— Rob Falotico (@Robadob561) January 20, 2014
Richard Sherman deserves to get shot in the fucking head. Disrespectful nigger.
— Adam Costello (@AdamCostello128) January 20, 2014
Richard Sherman is a straight irrogant nigger. Manning is going to rip him apart
— Christian Parafati (@C_parafati_one3) January 20, 2014
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Happy Most Dangerous Negro Day to you!