Ferraro, a former congresswoman from Queens, currently practices with a New York City law firm; Isiah is of course, a former Hall-of-Fame basketball player with the Pistons, and is the current coach and GM of the Knicks.
Ferraro recently told told the Daily Breeze of Torrance, CA:
If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman (of any color) he would not be in this position.Meanwhile, back in 1987, Isiah (albeit after a tough playoff loss to the Celtics), was famously quoted as saying:
If [Larry] Bird was black, he'd be just another good guy.