Originally written on Five Tool Tool  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Pretty Expensive Concert When I was a kid, I grew up with pretty consistent contact with racist relatives. Slurs were routinely dropped, gross generalizations handed out like mints, and if you wanted to argue that all of that was a bad idea, you were an arrogant little kid that didn't know much about the world. You'd learn how Those People were in time, and that was that.Well, it wasn't. I hung out with smart people and went to college instead, and while I'm not dumb enough to think that I'm free of the stench that is racism, it's something I try to make sure that I don't succumb to. I'd also guess that it would be easier to rid yourself of such problems if you work with people every day that don't look like you, but that wasn't the case for my relatives. So be it.Now, I have no idea what Riley Cooper grew up with. I also have no idea what kind of experience he's had in his life, particularly in the pursuit of trying to be a white pro at a position that's more or less dominated b...
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