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The black is a better athlete to begin with because he's been bred to be that way — because of his high thighs and big thighs that goes up into his back, and they can jump higher and run faster because of their bigger thighs. This goes back all the way to the Civil War when during the slave trading, the owner — the slave owner would breed his big black to his big woman so that he could have a big black kid.
It was more than 23 years ago that sports commentator/bookie Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder was fired by CBS for making this repugnant remark. Yes, The Greek's statement could easily be dismissed as the inane ramblings of a bigoted old man, but it is much harder to dismiss the fact that "scholars" have been trying to use science to prove his point for decades. While Jimmy The Greek's racialism got him fired, the authors of this racialist article from just last year have tenure.

Clearly, then, misguided ideas about race in sports didn't begin with Jimmy The Greek and they didn't end with him. Indeed, 23 years later we have found that there is no shortage of implicitly and explicitly racist (and racialist) shit said to, by, and about athletes. Naturally, because people in general still occasionally say racist shit, it would follow that people who play or comment on sports also occasionally say racist shit. Hence, this blog is dedicated to highlighting such racist shit in the hopes of subjecting it to a healthy dose of snark and sardonicism to draw out its inherent absurdity. And, perhaps, if all goes right, we hope to present it to you in a way that allows you to get a laugh in the process.


Most of the time we are not interested in self-righteously moralizing and fulminating on issues of race and racism. Of course we recognize that it is wrong for people to be judged based on their perceived membership to an arbitrary ascriptive category like a race as opposed to being judged as individuals. Of course we recognize that bigotry is disgusting and has no place in a democratic society. Of course we recognize that not everyone who makes an unfortunate racial utterance is necessarily a racist bigot at their core. It's just that for the purposes of this blog, we prefer to take the "point and laugh" approach.

Thus, it is in the memory of Jimmy the Greek's profoundly, infamously, and hilariously racist remark that we present to you Big Black Kids.