History Professor Strangely Claims Madden Video Game Helped ‘Establish Plantation Cosplay’

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The entire sports world came together to mourn the loss of a legend this week. John Madden died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning and everyone was sending their condolences, and sharing their memories of the football legend. Of course there was a very small percentage of people who went the other way.

Now we have this joker.

A history professor had the gall to say the Madden video game helped “to establish plantation cosplay.”

The man in question is history professor at Dallas College. He used Madden’s death to talk some serious nonsense.

See below:

“I have lots of opinions on John Madden,” the tweet said. “The creation of the Madden video game was not a great development for the U.S. It further glamorized violence and dehumanized Black athletes, helping to establish plantation cosplay that has grown worse in the era of fantasy football.”

“Obviously video games and fantasy sports are wildly popular and few people like to critically think about how they relate to race, labor, and consumption of a violent and exploitative sport. But I think we need to consider how they’re linked with our actions as fans and to Madden”

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Twitter reacted accordingly.

Now that’s what you call a Hot Garbage take.

Some guys love to stir the pot, and this douche is one of them.

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