ATLANTA (AP) - NAACP leaders urged public restraint Monday in judging Michael Vick before he has his day in court.
R.L. White, president of the Atlanta chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said the Atlanta Falcons quarterback has been vilified by animal rights groups, talk radio and the news media and prematurely punished by his team and corporate sponsors.
Really? Really? Are you F-ing serious?!?! Where was this call for restraint during the Duke rape accusations? (BTW where the hell is the apology from the NAACP and the likes of Sharpton and Jackson?) Where was this call for restraint during the Tawana Brawley debacle? Where was this call for restraint during the Reginald Denny beating?
Once again, the NAACP has chosen to focus on symbolic, non-substantive issues instead of tackling real issues effecting the African American community. THIS is why they are irrelevant to their own community and offer no real positive impact anymore.
The NAACP is like a firefighter who holds protests against the hue of red on the fire truck while the building burns to the ground behind their picket signs and press conferences.