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Whitlock: Black people begged Deion Sanders to leave Jackson State for Colorado

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We’d rather beg than build. That’s the lesson gleaned from Deion Sanders’ relocation from Jackson, Mississippi, to Boulder, Colorado, from Jackson State University to the University of Colorado.

It’s a tough lesson, one many of us (black people) will reject, deflect, and continue to neglect to our continued demise. Life rewards builders and exploits beggars.

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