Sales of Duke University lacrosse team t-shirts and hats have sharply (and disturbingly) increased since the indictment of two white team members on charges for the rape and kidnapping of an African-American woman two weeks ago. (Read report from ESPN).
Is this benign support for a troubled university organization, or a new symbol of defiance for over-privledged, rich white kids in the highly stratified Old South? I’m skeptical of the former, but sure as heck hope it is not the latter.
"I have a dream," Martin Luther King, Jr. once proclaimed. Let’s keep dreaming, friends, and keep struggling to achieve those dreams.