A California State Senator is calling for a Fox TV host to resign after using a racial slur on his show.
Leave Donald Sterling alone. After reading numerous reports of his Alzheimer’s diagnosis and listening to his interviews, what we’re doing is making a punching bag out of a mentally incompetent human being.
Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
As Cinco de Mayo celebrations become institutionalized into a beer and tequila drinking holiday on the level of St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of reminders to people to avoid racially-insensitive costumes and imagery while indulging in Mexican fare.
In all the fury about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s ugly comments, and in all the backslapping about the NBA’s unprecedented sanctions, very little has been said about the uncomfortable truth of the matter: Donald Sterling is hardly the only American whose vision isn’t colorblind.
In an NBA news conference Tuesday afternoon, commissioner Adam Silver is expected to speak about the audio recording purportedly of Donald Sterling telling a friend he didn’t want Black people at Clippers games.
The continuing fallout from the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling is now affecting the team’s sponsorships. Meanwhile, the NAACP L.A. chapter is revoking an award Sterling was set to get and is returning his donations.
The response to the public release of audiotapes in which a man said to be Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, making racist remarks aimed at African Americans exploded around the world of sports and beyond over the weekend.
Clippers players made a silent protest during their pre-game routine at Oracle Arena.
Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.