‘All My Skinfolk Ain’t Skinfolk:’ Famous Black Folks Who’ve Let Us Down was originally published on globalgrind.com
1. Darryl Strawberry
During an appearance on Fox Business in September 2017, disgraced former baseball player Darryl Strawberry denounced Colin Kaepenick and other athletes who champion political causes.
2. Steve Harvey
Few were laughing when comedian and “relationship expert” Steve Harvey met with then-President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on January 13, 2017 in New York City. In September, Harvey admitted that the meeting was a bad idea and that his wife, Marjorie had cautioned him against it. “I should have listened,” he said, “it wasn’t worth it.”
3. Floyd Mayweather Jr.
When asked about Donald Trump’s infamous comments about women, Floyd Mayweather told Complex in a September 2017 interview that “People don’t like the truth… He speak like a real man spoke.”
4. Sage Steele
Sage Steele, the ESPN anchor, had a her Black Card revoked in November, 2016 when she condemned Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ wide receiver Mike Evans’ decision to kneel at the start of the National Anthem to protest Donald Trump’s surprising presidential election win.