Opinion Columns & Blogs

June 19, 2013 12:00 AM

MEEKS: One is too many

Sebastian De La Cruz, an 11-year-old boy who can sing, is one of racism’s latest victims. A few days ago, he was tweeted about in the most disparaging ways by people who should have better things to do. This child was invited to sing at Game 3 of the NBA Finals and as a result of the ugly things that were said about him in the Twitter world, the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and their coaches invited him back to sing at Game 4. The audience loved him because he has a great voice and did an outstanding job. He is a mariachi singer and he wore an appropriate costume for his performance. He lives in San Antonio, where he was born. He is a citizen, though whether he is or not does not matter because one racist tweet about him is one too many.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Video: Local poet James Brown reads poem about non-violence 01:21

Video: Local poet James Brown reads poem about non-violence

Kumho Tire Georgia grand opening in Macon 01:57

Kumho Tire Georgia grand opening in Macon

Teen charged in 2014 Macon ballfield killing must wear ankle monitor 04:45

Teen charged in 2014 Macon ballfield killing must wear ankle monitor

Lonzy Edwards called a champion of the underdog at memorial service 01:16

Lonzy Edwards called a champion of the underdog at memorial service

Demetris Robertson chooses Cal over Georgia, Notre Dame 01:34

Demetris Robertson chooses Cal over Georgia, Notre Dame

Women in sports 'face' harassment 04:21

Women in sports 'face' harassment

Head coach Jason Brett and Houston County sweated out a GHSA Class AAAAA baseball first-round win. 01:34

Head coach Jason Brett and Houston County sweated out a GHSA Class AAAAA baseball first-round win.

Macon dog walkers asked to help watch neighborhoods 01:42

Macon dog walkers asked to help watch neighborhoods

Man charged in Wings Cafe killing pleads guilty to gang charge 05:39

Man charged in Wings Cafe killing pleads guilty to gang charge

Lonzy Edwards' law partner Brenda Youmas talks to reporters about his passing this morning 05:50

Lonzy Edwards' law partner Brenda Youmas talks to reporters about his passing this morning

Veterans girls soccer head coach Haley Walker talks about the win over Thomson 01:12

Veterans girls soccer head coach Haley Walker talks about the win over Thomson

Seminar at Southside Baptist Church offers instruction in safety, security for places of worship 03:42

Seminar at Southside Baptist Church offers instruction in safety, security for places of worship

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos