Bama Benching Over Color Underlines MLK Impact

Monday one of the best hoops prospects in the country was benched for an MLK-day Alabama high school basketball game because of color.

Levi Randolph Benched Because Of His Shoe Color

(Original video credit: RocketCitySports.com)

Though the controversy involving Crimson Tide signee Levi Randolph is somewhat of a headshaker, I’m happy to report that his lack of playing time had nothing to do with the color of his skin. (Another subtle reminder of MLK’s profound impact.)

Randolph, a senior at Bob Jones High School in Huntsviile, sat on the bench for his team’s entire game last night because, according to coach Danny Petty,  his shoes were an inappropriate color. Read more…