ON BLACK WOMEN, WHITE MEN, AND THE WORDS OF DON IMUS

BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

We’ve all by now read and heard the comments Don Imus made in calling the young women of Rutgers basketball team, “nappy-headed hos”. Many people are calling for his firing for his racist slurs. Some supporters of Imus even say that he is not a racist. He even says he is not a racist. He has gone on air to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s radio program to apologize, but I feel that damage control will not work this time. I feel that Imus has gone too far and has offended more than just these young black girls and their college basketball team. He has offended the sensibilities of many Americans. People need to rid America of the filth of so called “shock radio”. It serves as nothing but mind rotting hatred disguised and protected under free speech.There is freedom of speech. And then there is hateful, libelous , slanderous…

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