BLACK VOICES
12/13/2012 06:20 pm ET | Updated Dec 13, 2012

Rob Parker, Sports Journalist, Questions Robert Griffin III's Blackness On ESPN's 'First Take' (VIDEO)

This clip of ESPN's Rob Parker questioning the blackness of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has literally left us speechless.

On Thursday, Parker, a commentator for "First Take," went on a rant about RGIII's connection to the black community, posing one of the oddest questions we've ever heard: "Is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?”

Apparently we're not alone in our bewilderment. Here are a few Twitter reactions we spotted:

Rob Parker's idiotic comments about Robert Griffin not being a "real brother" are an embarrassment to black people... fb.me/EpDi2COz

— Alonzo Bodden (@AlonzoBodden) December 13, 2012

When cats like Rob Parker say ish like that, they trying to front like they are pro-black or "hood"

— Thunder Lee Dawkins(@Black_Ted_Mosby) December 13, 2012

There's much more to the black experience than the race of your spouse or the political party you identify with. It's all blood. That's it.

— Brandon Pope (@BpopeBSU) December 13, 2012

Watch, discuss and tell us: Do you think Parker's comments were out of line? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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