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Absolutely Adequate wrote:I misread the title as "White Reggae" before clicking on the link. It was impressive, but I was expecting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm4JMHL4tuE
davidmarver wrote:What I'm saying is that it doesn't matter that they refer to the kid as white. He plays like Reggie Bush on the field...nicknaming him Reggie Bush is lame, so they gave him a nickname along with something that deviates him from Bush. They could have called him "The Twelve-Year Old Reggie Bush" or "The Short Reggie Bush" and it would still convey the same message; that he's not Reggie Bush, but he plays close to it.
Lofunzo wrote:If someone wants to give him a retarded nickname, that doesn't mean that I have to use/accept it.
Omaha Red Sox wrote:davidmarver wrote:I don't see how giving someone a race-based nickname is ridiculous. It isn't like anything negative comes out of the nickname on either side; it's just a form of identification that holier-than-thou people like to point at as an atrocity any time someone mentions a skin tone.
Don't you think the nickname denotes he's not as good as he possibly is. He's only getting credit for his talents because he happens to be white? It is irrelevant. If the kid's good, he's good. Does matter if he's black good or white good. Why does this still matter?
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