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Old 11-06-2013   #214
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Default Re: T Johnathan Martin headed for NFI list, may never return to the Dolphins

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Originally Posted by IDEXAN View Post
ESPN analyst and former Dolphins wide receiver Cris Carter has know Mike Pouncey since the player's childhood. Today Carter said on air he recently spoke to Mike Pouncey and the center, who is Incognito's friend, addressed race.

"They don't feel as if he's a racist, they don't feel as if he picked on Jonathan repeatedly and bullied him, but if they could do it all over again there would be situations that they might change but they’re very, very comfortable with Richie,” Carter said.

“They think it’s sad, not only that Jonathan’s not on the football team, but also that Richie is being depicted as a bigot and as a racist.”

How is this possible?

Well, I've spoken to multiple people today about this and the explanation from all of them is that in the Dolphins locker room, Richie Incognito was considered a black guy. He was accepted by the black players. He was an honorary black man.

And Jonathan Martin, who is bi-racial, was not. Indeed, Martin was considered less black than Incognito.

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/dolph...#storylink=cpy
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It's well known many blacks feel that usage of the N-word is acceptable by
blacks between themselves and it turns out Richie himself is exempt from charges of racism if he uses it because he's viewed by black team members as an "honorary" Bro. And actually he's considered blacker than Martin by black team members. Now that's some really fascinating stuff.



lets say I have a friend who is african american and is okay with my use of the n word and gives me a pass, that pass is not good for me to us on every other person. Its not sad someone is labeled a racist for saying racist things to a person of another race.
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