Laying on the RACISS with a trowel
V: I don't understand, I don't see your views. I wasn't raised the way you were raised.DS: Well then, if you don't feel—don't come to my games. Don't bring black people, and don't come.V: Do you know that you have a whole team that's black, that plays for you? [Didact: The woman who allegedly asks this question is quite clearly partly black.]
DS: You just, do I know? I support them and give them food, and clothes, and cars, and houses. Who gives it to them? Does someone else give it to them? Do I know that I have—Who makes the game? Do I make the game, or do they make the game? Is there 30 owners, that created the league?
V: Honey, if it makes you happy, I will remove all of the black people from my Instagram.
DS: You said that before, you said, 'I understand.'V: I DID remove the people that were independently on my Instagram that are black.DS: Then why did you start saying that you didn't? You just said that you didn't remove them. You didn't remove every—V: I didn't remove Matt Kemp and Magic Johnson, but I thought—DS: Why?V: I thought Matt Kemp is mixed, and he was OK, just like me.DS: OK.V: He's lighter and whiter than me.DS: OK.V: I met his mother.DS: You think I'm a racist, and wouldn't—V: I don't think you're a racist.DS: Yes you do. Yes you do.V: I think you, you—DS: Evil heart.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said ‘I have plenty of opinions, just not going to share them,’ fending off several inquiries before saying: ‘Obviously, if any business or entrepreneur says or does things that aren't congruent with what the organization is trying to convey, that's a problem. But it's not my problem.’
And when you spend your entire life being told that you need to be better than your white counterparts in order to be considered an equal by them, then you tend to have roughly zero patience for people who claim that we should all be pulled down to the same level of mediocrity.