In Martin Lawrence's 1993 comedy special "You So Crazy," Lawrence asked the white people in his audience whether they desperately craved a white heavyweight champion.
"It's all right to feel you want a heavyweight champion," Lawrence quipped. "But the [bleep] ain't gonna happen
long as a brotha is out of work
it ain't happening."
Lawrence's politically incorrect joke was met with resounding applause and laughter because a lot of African-Americans consider boxing ...Read full story