Were you unfortunate to come across this week's controversy about how some of Russell Wilson's Seahawks teammates felt their QB was "not black enough"? It goes like this: the team that won the Super Bowl last year is 3-3, and just traded away a talented player in Percy Harvin for nothing because he was causing locker room tumult. This tumult supposedly included a growing distrust of Wilson amongst his black teammates, because he is not black enough.
Let's ask Richard Sherman about this:
Richard Sherman says the Russell Wilson black-enough story is bunk: "Nobody in here said that. It's made up."— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) October 26, 2014
Richard Sherman says Seahawks joked with Wilson about black-enough story by telling him he needs to put more chocolate syrup in his drinks.— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) October 26, 2014
Wilson added his thoughts:
Russell Wilson: "Black enough? I don't even know what that means. I'm just an educated, well-spoken male."— Bart Hubbuch (@BartHubbuch) October 26, 2014
So there you go. Fun chat, guys. Looking forward to the next time someone discredits someone's race because of their behavior. It's a really fun, productive and enlightening topic of conversation.