February 1, 2015, - 10:38 pm
Where is Marshawn Lynch’s father? You can probably guess the answer, since it’s sooooo typical in today’s NFL. He’s absent and always has been. And he’s serving his latest prison sentence. This time it’s a 24-year stay in the big house.
So, now, the Super Bowl is over, and the New England Patriots won. And Lynch’s Seattle Seahawks weren’t victorious. But Lynch, the Seahawks running back who answered all media questions with, “I’m just here so I won’t get fined,” lost something far more important. Like many NFL players today, he had no father in his life. His father was an absentee sperm donor and drug addict who was in and out of prison doing time for crimes he committed to get drug money. Sadly, this is the norm in Black America and quickly becoming more and more the norm in White America, which slavishly follows the trends in the hip-hop culture, constantly pimped in the media and pop culture as the thing to do. It’s sad, and it’s taking a tremendous negative toll on America in every aspect.
Marshawn Lynch is playing himself in a movie about his life, titled “Family First the Marshawn Lynch Story,” and a list of roles to featured in the film has a noticeable omission. There is no father. Lynch’s dad, Maurice Sapp, is serving a 24-year sentence for burglary and been convicted six times, twice on felonies — grand theft and burglary — according to records reviewed by USA TODAY Sports. He is absent from the movie that’s in post production, just as he was absent from much of Lynch’s life. . . . Read the rest of this entry »
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