[Ed. – If the country was as racist as he claims it is, wouldn’t the NBA refuse to hire black players, let alone pay them princely sums of money to play a game?]
New Orleans Pelicans head coach Stan Van Gundy said white people are “racist” and need to change to help African Americans.
“We’re the ones that are racist,” Van Gundy told ESPN’s The Undefeated in an interview. “It’s a white person’s problem that affects people of color, and so we’re the ones who have to change. … Certainly you want to promote Black voices, right? But if they’re the only ones speaking out, a lot of people just push it aside. There needs to be people saying, ‘No, wait a minute. This is wrong, and we need to correct these things.’”
Van Gundy said that he is part of the problem, calling himself a “poster boy for white privilege.”
“I’m a poster boy for white privilege. I’ve led a privileged life, so I only know about these issues, and these problems, and these inequities from people I’ve been associated with. …