White Semi-Professional Journalist Calls Pioneering TV-News Titan a “Pimp” for Having Been Black on TV in the 1970s

Fishbowl NY’s Dylan Stableford marks the passing of Ed Bradley with a screenshot fron one of CBS’s video tributes. In the clip, the then-34-year-old Bradley reports live from the Philippines, describing his just-completed escape from Saigon as the city fell (“We had to fight our way through that crowd and then scale the wall”). Stableford, 29, is more taken by the fact that Bradley was wearing a “vintage” sportshirt, unbuttoned–a “pimp” style, in the 21st-century blogger’s estimation. Tomorrow, Stableford praises the clip where Bradley gets “uppity” with the Russian generals.

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