Salute to Jean Family for Forgiveness Despite Police Brutality, Hatred from Other Blacks

I am still mad at Super Bowl champion quarterback Doug Williams of the Washington Redskins for, in my mind, disrespecting my Aunt Mae Helen at Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge, La. in the late 1980s.

Fresh off of making history by becoming the first starting African-American quarterback to win a Super Bowl, my family ran into Williams at the mall.

Aunt Mae Helen told Williams, proudly, that she came from Kentwood, La.

Williams sarcastically replied that he came from Zachary, La.

While he signed autographs for my cousin James and I, his interaction with us still upsets me.

At the time, I was in elementary school and James had to be just a toddler.

James is now knocking on 35 years old and I still do not like the history-making quarterback.

To make matters worse, Aunt Mae Helen told me years ago that she does not even remember the encounter.

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