And that dichotomy is illustrative of the plantation attitude that still persists. Be grateful you have anything.
Black player drug issue: "Playing this game is a privilege, not a right." White player drug issue: "First concern is for him as a person."
Compassion is appropriate, but I can't recall an African American player with drug issues receiving the compassion Josh Hamilton is getting
"'I Don't Know.' That's good. I like that. 'Mr. Hand, will I pass this class?' 'Gee, Mr. Spicoli. I don't know.'"