>Golatta would now have to be the next great white hope.2 years ago I
>thought Tommy Morrison was destined to be a future champ but his glass
>jaw couldn't handle the big time.
>Golatta took some good shots and didn't seem to put out,so perhaps he
>could be the next white champ.
>The only thing negitive against him is his age (28) and his
The term 'Great White Hope', while being a part of boxing history, is also
racist terminology brought about by caucasians' lack of acceptance of
having Jack Johnson, an African-American, as the heavyweight champion of
the world. To perpetuate the search for the latest 'Great White Hope' is
also a way of perpetuating racist tendencies.
Hopefully one day, the world's population will use skin color only for
reasons of describing someone in the same way we might describe someone
as, "That tall guy over there with the ruddy complexion, blond hair, and
Please don't perpetuate a racist term.
The Sanity Cruzer
P.S. BTW, 28 years old is not old for a heavyweight in Golota's position.