Sports Stars and Bartenders Are Not Slaves

George Orwell once observed that "we have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." Clearly, such are the times in which we now live, considering that it's become necessary to explain why multi-millionaire sports stars are not, in fact, anything close to resembling slaves. You wouldn't know that to hear some of them speak.  On HBO's The Shop last year, Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors quipped that we shouldn't use the term "owner" to refer to NBA team owners, because it is racially insensitive to the predominantly black players in the league.  Now, at least two teams have "done away with" the term "owner," ostensibly due to the word being a key component of "slave-owner." It's a move that "could pressure the NFL to follow suit," according to sportswriter Mike Florio.  And why not?  The NFL...(Read Full Article)
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