AFRICAN AMERICAN ATHLETES ARE TOO BLACK

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Updated: February 1, 2016
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TOO BLACK 2016
250CARLOS AND SMITH
BY: Gary Norris Gray BASN Staff Reporter
OAKLAND, CA.-
THEY TAKE MY KINDNESS FOR ………..WEAKNESS.
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CAM NEWTON………………………………………..TOO BLACK
THEY TAKE MY SILENCE FOR……………..SPEECHLESS.
TOMMIE SMITH AND JOHN CARLOS……TOO BLACK
THEY TAKE MY UNIQUENESS AS……………….. STRANGE
250GABBY DOUGLAS
GABRIELLE DOUGLAS…………………………TOO BLACK
THEY TAKE MY LANGUAGE AS………….. SLANG
250ALI
MUHAMMAD ALI…………………………………TOO BLACK
THEY SEE MY MISTAKE AS………………….DEFEAT
250SERENA WILLIAMS
SERENA WILLIAMS……………………………..TOO BLACK
THEY TAKE MY SUCCESS AS……………….ACCIDENTAL.
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RUSSELL WILSON………………………………..TOO BLACK
THEY MINIMIZE MY INTELLIGENCE TO….POTENTIAL
250RICHARD SHERMAN
RICHARD SHERMAN………………………….. TOO BLACK  
MY QUESTION MEANS I AM UNAWARE
250SINGELTARY
MICHAEL SINGLETARY……………………….  TOO BLACK
MY ADVANCEMENTS ARE SOMEHOW UNFAIR
MARK JACKSON
MARK JACKSON…………………………………..TOO BLACK
TO VOICE MY CONCERN IS DISCONTENT
250LOUIS HAMILTON
LOUIS HAMILTON………………………..TOO BLACK
IF I STAND UP FOR MYSELF, I AM DEFENSIVE
250SUBBAN
P.K. SUBBAN…………………………………………..TOO BLACK
IF I DON’T TRUST THEM, I AM TOO APPREHENSIVE.
250WOODS
CHEYENNE WOODS………………………………………….TOO BLACK
I AM FAKE IF I ASSIMILATE
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LeBRON JAMES………………………………………..TOO BLACK
MY CHARACTER IS CONSTANTLY UNDER ATTACK.
250BONDS
BARRY LAMAR BONDS ……………………………TOO BLACK
Written by unknown disabled person
This poem is dedicated to all of the African American brothers and sisters who make sports their world. They continue the fight against institutionalized racism. They have been blessed with this talent from the Creator.
270BLACK LIVES MATTER BY ASIANS
DO NOT GIVE UP OR GIVE IN, AS THE LATE AL DAVIS SAID MANY TIMES – JUST WIN BABY!
* DARK ITALICS ARE NOT PART OF POEM THEY ARE MY CONTRIBUTIONS
Gary Norris Gray – Writer, Author, Historian. Gibbs Magazine-Oakland, California and New England Informer- Boston Mass. THE GRAYLINE:- The Analects of A Black Disabled Man, The Gray Leopard Cove, Soul Tree Radio In The Raw, and The Batchelor Pad Network on Blogtalkradio.com Disabled Community Activist. Email at garyngray@blackathlete.com
Garynorrisgray@Wordpress.com
©Copyrighted Gary Norris Gray @ Gray Leopard Prod

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