Robert Griffin III's identity

Black QBs still unable to avoid Catch-22 of answering race question

Updated: December 27, 2012, 12:17 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

Robert Griffin III has probably been asked about his own race as much as he's been asked about the NFC East division race.

Through no fault of his own, Griffin's latest comments about being a black quarterback indirectly created an awkward conversation about racial identity.

I'm wondering why we're still asking black quarterbacks, well, what it's like being a black quarterback. As if for a moment they've been able to escape the constant reminders.

I'm ...

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