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Old 01-21-2010, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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And folks wonder why southerners catch so much flak. I so wish that these bubbas would just stick to frog gigging & waving their Navy Jack flags in the woods.


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‘Whites only' basketball league announced


By Mike Morris

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Is a new professional basketball league announced this week for real, or is it all just some sort of joke or publicity stunt by former pro wrestling promoter Don "Moose" Lewis?
The Augusta Chronicle reported on Tuesday that the All-American Basketball Alliance plans to kick off its inaugural season in June and hopes that Augusta will be one of 12 cities to host teams.
But here's the kicker: According to a press release the newspaper and other Augusta media outlets received from the new league, "only players that are natural-born United State citizens with both parents of Caucasian race are eligible to play in the league."
That's right. Lewis, who calls himself the commissioner of the AABA, will exclude blacks and all foreigners from his new league, which the newspaper said will be based in Atlanta.
According to the Chronicle, Lewis said he wants to emphasize "fundamental basketball" instead of "street ball" played by "people of color."
"There's nothing hatred about what we're doing," Lewis told the paper. "I don't hate anyone of color."
Lewis pointed out recent incidents in the NBA, including Gilbert Arenas' suspension for bringing a gun into the Washington Wizards locker room, and said, "Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?"
But is Lewis, a former promoter of the International Wrestling Union, serious about his plans for such an exclusionary league, which he hopes will have teams in a dozen southeastern cities such as Augusta, Albany and Chattanooga, Tenn.?
The AABA apparently has no Web site, and efforts early Thursday to reach Lewis through the telephone number listed on the league's press release were unsuccessful.
"I am a sports enthusiast myself, but I just don't think that idea's going to fly in Augusta, Ga.," Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver told WJBF-TV.

‘Whites only' basketball league announced *| ajc.com

No chance of this happening, but to think someone would really promote this...

 
Old 01-21-2010, 08:01 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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YEAH!

Why don't we just go back to the "good old days" when everything was all white? We even had all white basketball leagues back then...they were called the NBA and the NCAA.

why? cause the league has changed to all black,
 
Old 01-21-2010, 08:50 PM
 
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^^The NBA is NOT all black. Dirk Nowitzki is one of my favorite basketball players. And I'm a black guy, go figure...
 
Old 01-21-2010, 09:01 PM
 
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That doesnt make the good deacon's excuses fly though.
Nor does it excuse your own excuses that you keep coming up with to justify your own bigoted attitudes.
 
Old 01-21-2010, 09:02 PM
 
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why? cause the league has changed to all black,
It might be nice if you let all the Serbians, Croatians, Argentines, and Australians, etc. in the NBA know this (as well as all of the good ol' regular white american boys in the league)...
 
Old 01-21-2010, 09:25 PM
 
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This may be a hard concept for you to get, but when you are commenting on things posted in the Atlanta forum, it might be helpful to know about things that are actually going on in Atlanta:

Plans for Black College Football Hall of Fame announced - Atlanta Business Chronicle:

If the hall was dedicated to HBCU students of all races, then would'nt the official name be the HBCU Football Hall of Fame?
Again It call HBCU because there history, it like someone getting angry because there is food call chineses food. What do you not understand about someone white can go to an HBCU. THERE NOTHING STOPING YOU, go if you want to! Play football try to make in that Hall of Fame and I told you they are othen call black colleges for short It makes no difference.

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On that note it would seem that their all white league is certainly in order and justified.
I'm going to say this here yall are quick to point out blacks who generalize whites as clansmen are racist, which I agree! but then have general belief that all or most blacks are part of the black panthers which is hypocritical and racist. You haven't learn to not general people yet.

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Read my whole text and the text of my other post. They are making a very valid statement. As far as "no need to make something of this nature race-exclusive" I'd like to see the NAACP take up one of my causes. I don't see Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton going to bat for the white female officer where I work who is dealing with a serious sexual discrimination issue. Your failing miserably if your trying to imply that it's wrong to enage in any all-white endeavor. Especially in this day and age of the entitlement mentallity
If there was organizations fighting against whites being discriminate Ok then but it's kinda weird when most of society is white, but if you believe you are being massively discriminate against in a majority whites country I feel for you. but you having problem with particularly black civil right organizations and not black racial supremacy groups speaks for it self.

And ummm the black civil right organizations are not after you. You seem to have a the belief that blacks are in generally stupid and can't tell the difference between racist whites and non racist, which is racist so maybe they are LMAO, so if you hear your racist alot that why just note. And your statement about "blacks get free rides" show that this is deeper to you. Honesty I wish the government get rid of affirmative action not because I believe it's revesrse discrimination most of the time it promotes minorities and women who are qualify. I want it gone because it has been proven minorities and women who are qualify are still being discriminated even with it, not to mention it creates racism, and now many racist believe minorities can't achieve with out. you know the 'blacks get free rides" attitudes.
 
Old 01-21-2010, 09:27 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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Ok... enough of this one. There's been a few bickering sessions and insults in the thread and it's really just another race-relations topic (of which we have MANY), anyway.

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