Not only are reporters excusing him, but now some celebrities are too! Check this out:
â€œItâ€™s a cultural thing, I think. Most brothers didnâ€™t know that, you know. I used to see dogs fighting in the neighborhood all the time. I didnâ€™t know that was Fed time. So, Mike probably just didnâ€™t read his handbook on what not to do as a black star. I know that cruelty to animals is bad, but sometimes people shoot people and kill people and donâ€™t get time.â€ - Jamie Foxx, lending his opinion to the ongoing Michael Vick dogfighting scandal. (Found in http://dlisted.com/node/14206
Is he saying that its ok to fight dogs if you are African American? Somehow I don't think many would agree that this is a common cultural practice.