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Magic's tolerance teaches valuable lesson for all

By speaking out in favor of gay marriage, Magic Johnson may have completed his greatest assist. LZ

Updated: November 4, 2008, 3:41 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | Page 2

I was reading a Q&A with a famous actor while waiting through yet another delay at O'Hare Airport. Sometimes I wonder why airlines even bother with departure times on the tickets. They should just say "Show up and we'll take off eventually."

Anyway, in one section of the article, the interviewer asked, "What's your favorite period in U.S. history?" The actor, who was nearing 60, replied "the '50s."

Needless to say, the actor was white.

I don't know too many black people who would ...

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