Sunday, June 26, 2011

Bookmarks - Internet stuff: Clarence Clemons

On Collapse Board, Scott Creany explores how White America reacted to Clarence Clemons' death:

You do realize that by holding up the Bruce/Clarence dynamic as some sort of model, as some sort of goddamn INSTRUCTION MANUAL for harmonious race relations in ol’ messy America, you are essentially saying that white people should be in charge, should be the — excuse me, here — THE BOSS, and black people should be their sidekick, supporting them every step of the way? That the white man gets to be in charge? And the black guy’s just there to lend a little soul and authenticity?