ESPN Commentator Rob Parker Loses Job Over “Blackness” Comment
by Myeisha Essex 4 years ago
Sports columnist and commentator Rob Parker has put his foot in his month one too many times. He’s now out of a job. ESPN suspended Parker last month for a racially charged comment to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. During an episode of First Take,...
ESPN’s Rob Parker Questions RG3’s Blackness — Why Is It Up For Debate?
by Clutch 5 years ago
Why is “blackness” always up for debate? Soledad O’Brien addressed the complexities of racial identity in her documentary, “Who Is Black In America?” and days later, ESPN correspondent Rob Parker came under fire for chiding Washington Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III (RG3) for not being black...