I'm sure he'll be fine with it then if I call him a nigger, because that's what I've grown up with.
It beggars belief that someone who actually campaigned against racism, and against this kind of "it was normal back then" attitude, can be this stupid.
Unfortunately homophobia is even more rife in males from a Carribean background than those of a white British, working class origin.
John Barnes had both around him, plus he was from that grim era of blanket intolerance.
But yes, the hypocrisy of one man from a minority group that had to endure years of torment, being prejudiced towards those of a similarly derided minority group is both baffling and deeply depressing.