The idea that poverty, violence and rebellion are the heart of being black is not normal, nor is it deep. It is outdated, counterproductive and self-indulgent. The NBA players might even find that wearing jackets on camera enlarges their 'culture,' which will add to their repertoire of dress styles. Call it a new kind of multiculturalism--or maybe we can just call it civility.
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
McWhorter on the NBA Dress Code
Great, as usual:
Posted by Tom at 11:31 AM