Glossing Over Nick Cannon’s Anti-Semitism

Kareem: “What we got was a shrug of meh-rage.”

Much of the comment on Nick Cannon’s anti-Semitic remarks and the piling on by two Black sports names soft pedaled the real shame of the incident by focusing on the ethnological distinction of who are the real Semites, Blacks or Jews. Cannon, ex-basketball star Stephen Jackson and current football star DeSean Jackson regurgitated one of Louis Farrakhan’s top tunes by insistence that spouting anti-Jewish libels can’t be anti-Semitic because Blacks are the “true Hebrews,” not the Jews.