Jamie Foxx Told Us About “Place-ism” 20 Years Ago- It’s Time We Listen

One of the great lines delivered by Jamie Foxx early in his meteoric rise to becoming a megawatt superstar entertainer was from the pro-football-themed movie Any Given Sunday. Foxx was playing Willie Beaman, a bold and brash quarterback in a league (just like the NFL) that was neither warm nor welcoming to Black men bold and talented enough to be in that role. The…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
David Saint Vincent

David Saint Vincent

2.1K Followers

Top Writer on Race and History. Exploring Truths On Race, Politics & Culture. My opinions are never humble, but I recognize they are just my opinions.