About 100 patrons were at the Chicken Hut on Feb. 28, but none would cooperate with police. Some of the crowd were aggressive toward emergency workers, getting in the way of attempted medical care and stepping over the body to get their food orders, police said. (…)
Tulsa is home to the infamous 1921 Tulsa Race Riots, which decimated the Black Wall Street that was growing in importance there. Perhaps Tulsa’s Black community will never recover from this incident that happened 89 years ago this June.
We’ll never know for sure. But what we do know is this: Don’t go to The Chicken Hut there.
(video via ThugPlay.com)
Meanwhile, I’m not really qualified to debate this, except to say that professional (and college) (and high school) sports take up way too much of the average person’s time, keeping them in a stupor when they could be using this time more constructively for far more important causes.
The entire system is corrupt and corrosive on multiple levels:
The opportunity costs of keeping Black athletes eligible to play college sports cannot be counted nor properly quantified or qualified. Imagine if 1/10 of the costs were spent with extra tutoring on the most capable intellectually, instead of the millions upon millions being spent to ensure that players of Oher’s incredible athletic gifts are able to muster a competitive GPA and stay eligible to play sports. (…)
…white people will stop at nothing to field a competitive sports team, even using illegal Black labor in the process. The majority of the time, Black labor is utilized for four years and then discarded. Sometimes, Black labor ends up providing a provocative, heartwarming story such as Michael Oher.
White people live vicariously through sports. Many would probably crawl into the fetal position if sports were suddenly no longer available to pass moments of consciousness.