America, United States, Illinois discussed on CBS Sports Radio
James. I wanted to make a comment tours will know the conversation going on and. The United States. I wanted. I wanted to I say dais affected the United States and America are two separate entities. So the same that slavery happened within the people involved with the forming of the United States now in today's time to get paid for the people who originally to get paid any pets of phones without being compensated for what has taken place in most likely this money paper trip. Most billionaires today's time all white people full Pammy bloodlines that you All Saints. And that's the reason why the band is in many Europeans that came over after the conquest of the French the British and the other nations that come along with me. Those hardworking people wish you might be from that stuff. Those people can speak up was, but majority of these come from stock up people that conquered and Cuba natives here, which are black people because we're not been miss called terms and agreements have been made by other nations as far as how to allow this to begin with. That goes up America days spoken on these schools. It'd be came to the drawing board and taught history as it is for each people has separate schools. I respect games in this nation as nations of people small nations things actually reform because we understand who we are and rice we have here, which is only ship over everything. So I can understand why they'd be compromising position. No. But I have no hatred towards with on on because I don't feel that people should hey for their actions of wealth is even if it's family because everybody has their own mind today's times, so that's not in the heart of today's United States did change what they've done to America and to America's which are copper colored people. James? Thank you for the well educated phone call. I appreciate the insight from Illinois. Mike in Atlanta, Georgia here on the Saturday night healed show. Doing Michael I'm good one video actually on YouTube. But what he said. Real quick, take your in her mind of all black people. Once did you hear that your ancestors were slaves? It kinda messes up your view of America. You kind of feel like it hurts you any it up session. That you know. And that's probably what LeBron James is thinking, oh, I have to kind of disagree with him because some of those billionaire owners role black people, you know, I don't know some of them may think like a flavor, but a lot of them help out. Those basketball players and change their lives and those guys. It can never be compared to a flavor. Flav didn't have a choice. These players have a choice now, sir. Apologize. I don't think. So because the be honest with you, we never got an apology for four hundred years of slavery. So why should he have the politics? I agree. Mike. Thank you so much for the call in Atlanta. Matt in Cleveland, Ohio listening on ninety two point three FM here on CBS sports radio. Matt. Go-to Yoshito or Yoshi in Illinois. You're on the Saturday night healed show. How are you doing bud? First time caller, this topic is very interesting first things first I wanna say I applaud LeBron James not only do I agree with him. I applaud with him. Reason being is most people most coach, let's talk about capping most coaches are scared to even talk to him, hence, white grooten even lie and say that they thought about it because of the repercussions if they can get fired. Thank god. Brian James is in a position. I don't think he's not only player he's the greatest player others there. So he has no repercussions. Nobody can such right now. Right. So I applaud him for speaking out because. We we had we cannot forget guys. We cannot forget why this hosting started cabernet. There was officers killing on armed teenagers that happen to be black. And we're getting away with it so much that in Chicago, Illinois officer just got convicted of murder, so guys I do understand you keep saying it's two thousand and eighteen thousand in nineteen what our president at just got elected. It's slogan was make America great again now as a minority as a Mexican American. What am I supposed to think of that? Where a president is literally shutting down the government. So he can build the wall. So big keep people that look like out of here. Even though he's an evergreen and his wife is an immigrant. So I kinda I we had we had to be understanding because my question does not have to comments the previous callers that happened to be African American. They say that doesn't compare. We'll guys they have a job. Yes. But if they were to speak up, and they kept Nick did. And they didn't even speak up. He just sat down don't get fired. And they wouldn't have a job. Yes. They're making millions. But these owners are making billions it's only fair to get paid millions. Right. And Secondly chief I had to ask you, you say that you'll be the modern day ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Slavery was going on right now with labor he's not going on. But white privilege is ever so prevalent right now. Ever so prevalent. So what would you do what are you going to do against white privilege? I don't wanna put you on the spot. But what if any? Hey, I I'll comment on that. And Yoshi thanks for the call familiar predate. Everybody's opinions tonight. We did the show when Gregg Popovich brought up way privilege, and I said, okay. The privilege. I give because of my skin color. Is that I grew up in a very racially diverse inner city neighborhood. Morning into a family that divorced early. Father went back to Minnesota, my mom. My brother me at three in one single, mother, welfare food stamps block cheese. Moved. Seven times and ten years. The rent would get past two months do and I'm trying to figure out the privilege. Then on my o'memory school. I think whites were close to minority I know the high school I went to his closed junior. High was closed. I didn't move to a suburb school, and I will say that the privilege is having the ability to live in a place where you can see light at the end of the tunnel. That's not white privilege. That's any preference. Spanich black white Asian anybody in America. Anybody who comes into this country weekly and wants to chase the American dream. It's there it's not an easy process and always doesn't work for all. But I the white privilege thing that. What I? I don't get it. I worked my rear off. I went through a tough time, you know, twelve thirteen fourteen especially thirteen fourteen when I realized that was poor mom had a Chevy station wagon that a screwdriver started it and we go down to the K mart nod hide lay down in the back seat. Because I didn't realize I was poor. I didn't see color on my little league team had bought Hispanic kids. Black kids white kids. When I moved to a suburb school as a sophomore in high school. Sparta michigan. There was one black guy. He was Dennis Hayes. Running back on the track team. The only guy could really listen to my Rick James and parliament, and I'll go over to his house and. That I again, he's only black guy in the school. So is that a product of society or just where you live and where you grew up is a socio economic. I I really think poor has no color there is no privilege when you're poor because all you're white, and we're going to take care of you because you're white and poor. You're going to have a better chance than the black or Hispanic or Asian kid who's poor no way. No way there is there is no fast pass. At the poor amusement park. There's not. And I lived at man I had to go to a body shop, and it was in my old neighborhood. And I just drove around after stop by the body shop where I grew up in looked at the homes, and I looked at where I lived, and I looked at where I'm at forty years later forty-one years later, and I worked hard. And I made mistakes, and I had good people around me. And I don't think I was ever rewarded based on the color of my skin in my life. No. I've done a talk show. Into my twenty seven will be twenty seven years started in April of nineteen Ninety-two April fifteen nineteen Ninety-two KT, okay? In Oklahoma City. With the Tulsa went to Austin went to Chicago. ESPN game night on radio filled in for the sports, babe. Like, I've mentioned. He'll be twenty seven years coming up here in April. And when I look back at growing up in Burton heights. And I look I went and took my mother out to breakfast earlier this week. And we're sitting there, and I'm just thinking about my journey. And I I don't think she ever made more than seven thousand a year, and she's happy. And I think about how hard work and chasing a dream. Where the keys to success not white privilege that I had the fast pass over anybody else who was poor in that same neighborhood or any other poor person listening anywhere right now in the US and Canada. Four has no color child born into a poor family. There's not white privilege. No way unless you lived. So again, same thing. Like, I it's. Have I been discriminated against was I called a honky when I was. Junior high. What was I made fun of at times by black white Hispanic people at school, right? And then you draw back the other way. The man white privilege bothers me it really does. If you've ever had the us food stamps, or your he got turned off you.