“I’ve said this since day one. I’m an African-American quarterback. That may scare a lot of people because they haven’t seen nothing that they can compare it to.” — Cam Newton
Cam Newton is a damn fine football player. He’s handsome as hell too. And he celebrates the glory of it all on and off the field. And yet, there are a lot of people—a majority of this country if what you read on the internet is representative—who hate him for it.
The reality is they hate themselves. The reality is we’re racist as we ever were…and getting worse.
But you know this. Cam knows this. Everyone in the midst of posting every little drip of poison they can eek from tiny minds through their anonymous fingertips and out into the void of worthless zeros and ones—knows this. We’re no closer to healing or to being…
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