As their case is heard and the potential for an end to the overtly racist affirmative action program that many schools have adopted is placed in the crosshairs, a lurking question is if any of the justices will have the guts to speak up on the issue and help the others see the light and gain the courage to strike down the policy.
This may be why, according to a Jan. 30, 2022 ABC News/Ipsos poll, 76 percent of Americans, and even 54% of Democrats, want Biden to consider “all possible nominees” while only 23 percent want him to keep his pledge to nominate only a black woman – and even among non-white Americans, only 28% want Biden to limit himself to a black woman. The American people, unlike Joe Biden and controlling forces in the “Democrat” Party, still believe in a colorblind America.
Nor are other issues getting commensurate airtime. But for the billionaire owners there would be no NFL for anybody, black or white, coach or player, male or female. What would we all complain about when our quarterbacks and wideouts are no longer there to swear at? Besides, it’s not like Brian Flores is a working-class guy struggling to put food on the table. The man’s a millionaire. He could easily land a head coaching job at a major university where he could command big bucks and large headlines and represent black leadership among young athletes at impressionable ages.
Some may now say that Justice X will be a Role Model™. That’s a laugh. Prominent black Americans have long been plentiful and highly visible; we have black entrepreneurs, politicians, athletes, entertainers, billionaires, scientists, doctors, lawyers, judges, professors, journalists, intellectuals (and pseudo-intellectuals), diplomats, generals, a (billed as) black vice president and even have had a (billed as) black commander in chief.