42‘s Awkward Storytelling
Did you watch this Jackie Robinson biopic? Chris Rock did, and he let everyone who watched the DVD extras from Top Five know exactly why he was mad:
“Any civil rights movie, there’s two heroes: There’s the black hero — and the white person who’s equally as important.
People liked that movie. I thought it was a piece of sh–.
Just the whole ‘legend of Jackie Robinson’ bullsh–. They try to make it seem like he got to play because he was so good — like he was the first black man that actually learned how to play baseball. Like all the black people before him were just licking the ball.”