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As sad as it may be some people can't get over the fact that an African American is part owner of a major sports franchise in the year 2012. That fact was made very clear in an article by New York Post writer Phil Mushnick, who attacked Jay-Z in his "Equal Time" column printed Friday [April 4].
Jay-Z is a minority owner of the New Jersey Nets, who will become the Brooklyn Nets in 2013 when they leave Jersey for the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
In the article Mushnick uses racist and misogynistic language to describe Jay-Z and the team.
"As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots — what a shock that he chose black and white as the new team colors to stress, as the Nets explained, their new “urban” home — why not have him apply the full Jay-Z treatment?" Mushnick wrote. "Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N------s? The cheerleaders could be the Brooklyn B----hes or Hoes. Team logo? A 9 mm with hollow-tip shell casings strewn beneath. Wanna be Jay-Z hip? Then go all the way!"
Brooklyn Nets logo
What's your take on Mushnick's rant? Should he be fired?