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Donald Sterling, the Rules of Racism, and White Saviors: Our Word Will Never Be Enough

Gyasi Ross | Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices
Gyasi Ross

Then this is a day of independence for all the munchkins And their descendants Yes, let the joyous news be spread The wicked old witch at last is d...

Donald Sterling Sued By Alleged Ex-Lover

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

A former employee and alleged ex-lover of Donald Sterling's is suing the Los Angeles Clippers owner for allegedly subjecting her to racial discriminat...

Donald Sterling Attends 'Beautiful' Service At Black Church

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling, whose racist remarks in a recording triggered the fight over ownership of Los Angeles Clippers, attended a predo...

Sterling Strikes Back Big

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

The lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has told numerous media outlets that Sterling will sue the NBA for damages from being banned...

What if the NBA Had a Black Commissioner in 1981?

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.29.2014 | Sports
Dave Hollander

What if in 1981, when Sterling first bought into the league, the NBA commissioner had been African-American? Would a black NBA commissioner have specially sensed exactly who Sterling was? It could have happened.

Kerry Imagines Donald Sterling's 'Worst Nightmare'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

When Secretary of State John Kerry returned to his alma mater Sunday to address Yale's graduating class, he seized the opportunity to knock Los Angele...

Magic Jokes About Sterling Situation

JOHN JACKSON|AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Magic Johnson joked about his involvement in the controversy surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Sunday while d...

Superstars and Pitiful Apologizers: The NBA's Shifting Balance of Power

Brett A. Pulley | Posted 07.16.2014 | Black Voices
Brett A. Pulley

This is an opportunity for the NBA to do more than silence one racist owner. It's time to change the ownership paradigm.

Sterling: What Has Magic Johnson Done? Answer: A Ton For AIDS Awareness And Charity

CNN | Posted 05.15.2014 | Impact

Perhaps the oddest part of Donald Sterling's interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper was the way he unloaded on Magic Johnson. It was the second time ...

3 Reasons to Thank Donald Sterling

Gene Marks | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

Sure, Sterling deserves all the punishments he's getting. But we should also be thanking him. Because his actions teach us three things.

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...

Why a Forced Sterling Sale Is Bad News for LA Basketball Fans, and What Kareem and the NBA Could Do About It!

Anthony Yannatta | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Anthony Yannatta

The appropriate course of action is for Sterling and the NBA to reach a settlement whereby Sterling agrees to put the team in the hands of a to-be-formed public trust. And, yes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar should be in charge.

What Donald Sterling Teaches Us About Racial Progress

Kayla Vinson | Posted 07.13.2014 | Black Voices
Kayla Vinson

Historically, a major part of the struggle for civil rights has been a preoccupation with making white people like us.

LeBron: Players Don't Want Anyone In Sterling Family To Own Clippers

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James understands it will take time, but he wants Donald Sterling out of the NBA. And he said Sunday that players believe no...

Donald Sterling's Estranged Wife Says She'll 'Eventually' Divorce Him

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

Shelly Sterling, the estranged wife of Donald Sterling and a co-owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, told Barbara Walters of ABC News that she will "eve...

Blurred Lines -- Living in the 21st Century Fish Bowl

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

Now, more than ever, the Jewish ethical concept of shmirat Halashon, "Guarding your tongue" is a necessity for every one of us.

Adam Silver: Protector of American Values

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.05.2014 | Sports
Stuart Muszynski

That's precisely why racism holds on within America. In the privacy of our homes, clubs, and offices -- and in the tradeoff of philanthropy and what we perceive as the greater good -- we ignore our values, dismiss and rationalize them.

V. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Should 'Absolutely' Apologize

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.02.2014 | Sports

V. Stiviano spoke to ABC's Barbara Walters on Friday to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the controversy surrounding a racist au...

African-American Ownership for the Clippers Can Help Expunge the NBA's Sterling Embarrassment

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

An African-American owner, or ownership group, of a team in the nation's second major media and sports market in the nation will be tantamount to an economic emancipation for black sports ownership.

Sterling Scandal Winners and Losers

John P. David | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
John P. David

Winner: Swift Justice.

The Real Donald Sterling

Michael Levin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Michael Levin

The NBA threw him under the bus, and rightly so. But why would anyone expect Sterling not to return the favor?

Sterling Tape Wasn't Leaked By Girlfriend, Attorney Says

AP | By TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney representing the woman Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks said Thursday that the hour-long co...

What Donald Sterling Should Say

Mark Olmsted | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
Mark Olmsted

I have long known these feelings to be irrational. I could bore you with stories from childhood and upbringing that would make them a little more understandable but they wouldn't make them any more excusable.

These Charities Are Rejecting Donations From Disgraced Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact

Donald Sterling's public image continues to crumble before our eyes after the NBA team owner's blatantly racist remarks were caught on tape for the wo...

The Most Racist Part Of Donald Sterling's Legacy Can't Be Solved With A Lifetime Ban

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.01.2014 | Black Voices

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life on Tuesday after he was caught on tape saying he didn't want his girlfriend bringin...