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Just a few days ago, the host of HBO’s “Real Sports” program, Bryant Gumbel, said in closing one program that the Winter Olympics had a “paucity of blacks that makes the Winter Games look like a GOP convention“.
One member of that “paucity”, named Shani Davis, just won the gold for the U.S. in the 1,000 meter speedskating competition.
Thankfully the medal wasn’t as a sweeper in the Curling competition, or else Gumbel would have accused the rest of the team of making a brother “do the custodial work”.
It’s a good start, but what could come next? A black man hosting HBO’s “Real World” program? Maybe someday.
Note: This post turned into a full length column at WorldNetDaily. Click here to read it.