(In case you missed all the hullabaloo yesterday, you might want to read this first, and then this excellent and welcome rebuttal from an unlikely source.)
Jason Whitlock answered a lengthy and considered email from an African-American ND fan with this:
Date: Nov 2, 2005 9:06 AM
Subject: Re: Notre Dame and racism
To: [address withheld]
I'll let white folks know you stood up.
Although I'm quite sure you've already told them.
Look, there are some debatable points in Nate's email, and some of his claims are definitely worth discussing. But instead of a) engaging him or b) ignoring him, Whitlock chose to call him an Uncle Tom.
Whitlock should be fired.