The Braves Are Getting Racist Hate Mail About Hank Aaron
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Apr 15, 2014
Tell that to Hank Aaron, who is the subject of a new wave of racist hate mail this month, 40 years after he received floods of racist mail when he broke Babe Ruth's home-run record in 1974. The calendar may have a different year on it, and methods of sending racist prose might have changed it can be emailed now but the sentiment is unfortunately the same. Aaron, 80, says he looks around today and it's not as different as people might think. Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he's treated.