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These college football players spoke out about race. It’s time I do it, too.

I’ve spent a lot of time not wanting to write something like this. Not wanting to write about race because I felt I was either not good enough to do it, not black enough to do it, or both. Sometimes I feel like an Uncle Tom because I’m not outward with my views on race among my friend group, which is almost exclusively white. Did I betray my race and those who came before me because of the people I surround myself with? Does kowtowing to my friends in order to not appear like the “Angry Black Man” diminish my blackness? These are things I reckoned with after years of letting the black jokes roll off.
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