New York Post Columnist Phil Mushnick Unapologetic About Using N-Word
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick continues to stand by his racially volatile remarks about Jay-Z and the Brooklyn Nets. In a piece published in Friday’s paper, Mushnick criticized the team’s uniform and new black and white logo, among other things. He wrote:

As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots–what a shock that he chose black and white as the new team colors to stress, as the Nets explained, their new  “urban” home–why not have him apply the full Jay-Z treatment?

Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York Ni—-s? The cheerleaders could be the Brooklyn B—hes or Hoes. Team logo? A 9 mm with hollow-tip shell casings strewn beneath. Wanna be Jay-Z hip? Then go all the way!

The Nets issued a statement about the incident. “We find the story offensive and inappropriate, and it doesn’t deserve further comment,” said the NBA team.

The Village Voice reports that, in a defensive email to the Post‘s “Bob’s Blitz” blog, he wrote “Jay-Z profits from the worst and most sustaining self-enslaving stereotypes of black-American culture and I’M the racist?”

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