OJ Simpson was arrested today in connection with a hotel room robbery in Las Vegas. He apparently is denying the alegations, saying he went to the room to retrieve some things that belonged to him. It is still unclear what he as been charged with, but according to the New York Times, “another person connected to Simpson was accused of storming the room at the Palace Station Hotel-Casino was charged with two counts of robbery with a deadly weapon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery and burglary with a deadly weapon, Lt. Clint Nichols said.”
Really OJ? I hope he’s not guilty of this. Either way, I wish he would just stay out of the press. It has been 15 years of OJ embarrassment for Black people, and we really just don’t need anymore! We already have hip-hop, Ward Connerly and BET to contend with. Can we catch a break?
All Black people know what I am talking about. Not only with OJ, but anytime you watch the news and hear about a crime committed by somebody Black. We tend to have the following collective response: