1. Thursday, March 20, 2008

    kareem abdul-jabbar has a blog on the LA Times 

    today he answered the question “Kareem, why are you always so angry”?

    An excerpt:

    One of the common myths about me was repeated last week when a friend of mine was playing in his weekly basketball league and a teammate asked him, “Why was Kareem always so angry?” That’s not the first time I heard this charge. What’s weird about it is that every morning when I get out of bed, bluebirds, squirrels, and deer help me get dressed while we sing “We Are the World.” By the way, squirrels really suck at tying shoes. And deer often mumble the lyrics.

    Even that doesn’t make me angry.

    What’s interesting about the question is that the person who asked the question is white. In fact, no black person has ever asked that question. That’s because they already know the answer.

    you can read the rest here on the Kareem blog.