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Donald Sterling Racism

What People Think Of NBA Owner's Ideas On Bigotry

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.22.2014 | Black Voices

Mark Cuban's mouth has gotten him in trouble before. The Dallas Mavericks owner is known for voicing his opinions, and after being heavily criticiz...

Donald Sterling Doesn't Think Racism Is A Problem In America

Posted 05.14.2014 | Sports

Donald Sterling strikes out again. In the second part of an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Sterling made more statements that further compli...

Speaking Out: Richard Sherman on the R-Word

Ray Halbritter | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Ray Halbritter

In an interview with Time magazine, NFL cornerback Richard Sherman took a stand and became the first current pro football player to openly criticize the NFL for refusing to change the name of the Washington football team.

Sterling Situation Proves Public Perception Ultimately Defines Brands

Brian Frederick | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Professional sports owners are largely untouchable. But what happened this week with Clippers owner Donald Sterling proves that once an owner threatens the financial welfare of the league and the other owners, he's gotta go.

Donald Sterling, Free Speech, and Privacy

Michael Meyers | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Meyers

Yes, Donald Sterling is a closet racist -- he voiced putrid attitudes about African Americans. But, we need more than that in our free society to take away an owners' team -- to strip from him his citizenship rights and business interest simply because his views about race and skin color offend us.

How Big of a Deal Are Donald Sterling's Comments, Really?

Jie-Song Zhang | Posted 09.17.2014 | Black Voices
Jie-Song Zhang

The walls of social media roar in response to Sterling's comments. But if the nation is so offended by racism, why is there no consistent public outrage for the ongoing racist practices that deeply affect entire communities of Americans on a daily basis?

Why Sterling's Comments Go Beyond The First Amendment

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports

Hip-hop legend and former leader of 2 Live Crew Luther Campbell has taken his share of heat for the things he's said, but he agrees that the First Ame...

Why Sterling Is Still Next to Impossible to Get Rid Of

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

It will take a well-heeled knot of investors to plop down the kind of cash needed for the purchase of the team, if and when Sterling does sell. Despite the loud calls for him to get out of the business, and Adam Silver's vow to do everything within his very limited power to try to push him out the door, the call is still Sterling's.

#DonaldSterling, Civil Rights, and American Racism

Kevin Powell | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Kevin Powell

Being stuck on a Donald Sterling, a George Zimmerman, is an easy and convenient way not to deal with the real problem of power and power structures run amok, that allow these sorts of ugly things to happen over and over again.

Sterling's Gold: Roger, Donald, and Us

Oluseyi Fayanju | Posted 06.28.2014 | Black Voices
Oluseyi Fayanju

If our society complacently allows power brokers like Donald Sterling to go unpunished for their prejudice, it will be maddeningly difficult for America to progress towards a more just and equitable future.

Lawyer: Sterling Threw His Gum At Me!

Posted 04.28.2014 | Sports

Many who have crossed paths with Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling over the years were not overly surprised by the racist remarks attributed ...

NBA Commissioner Speaks Out On Clippers Owner Controversy

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.26.2014 | Sports

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "should be afforded due process" amid the alleged racist comments he made...