The fan who caught Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th hit, Christian Lopez, called Derek Jeter a “Latino” when he was interviewed after catching the historic ball.
Problem is that Derek Jeter is far from Latino — he’s actually half-Black and white.
Now many look at Derek Jeter in the same way they look at Tiger Woods; almost as color-less athletes. Both of them have stayed far away from any type of racial issues or talk which have endeared them to all types of fans.
With his appeal amongst all fans, and refusal to speak about any racial issues, do you consider Jeter to be a Black man?