Many issues have been discussed after tapes allegedly of Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks surfaced. Naturally, many are concerned with the content of the recordings but there’s an important question that few have addressed: were the recordings even legal? In many states, it is illegal to record someone without their knowledge and consent. The “NewsOne […]

  UPDATED 4/29/14, 2:54 p.m. EST: At the news of the NBA deciding to ban Donald Sterling for life, after he admitted to making the statements that recently aired, the Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured) released the following statement:   “The lifetime banning of Donald Sterling is a bold and appropriate action in this matter. This […]

Doc Rivers, head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, released the following statement in response to the racist statements “attributed” to Clippers owner Donald Sterling. “I would like to reiterate how disappointed I am in the comments attributed to [Donald Sterling] and I can’t even begin to tell you how upset I am and our […]

NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, who is known for speaking out on issues of race in the United States, has weighed in on the alleged racist ramblings of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Jabbar agreed that Sterling is clearly racist, but was more incensed by not only systems of oppression that breed the Donald Sterlings […]

Kevin Johnson, former NBA player and the mayor of Sacramento, is assisting Clippers players in handling the fallout from recent racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling. Johnson joined “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin to discuss what’s next for the players and what result they want in the matter. Listen to Johnson’s conversation with […]

At the time that Donald Sterling’s alleged comments were made public, he was in line for a lifetime achievement award from the Los Angeles NAACP – his second from the chapter. The organization has now rescinded both awards, but many are questioning why the organization made a point to honor someone with such a troubled history […]

Some people would call it bitterly ironic that the Supreme Court decided to uphold the state of Michigan’s ban on Affirmative Action just days before hearing Donald Sterlings’ racist, antebellum views on race relations in this country. However, African-Americans and other minorities who experience professional racism on a daily basis would summarize these two happenings […]

When Los Angeles Clippers players took to the court for Sunday’s game against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the first round of the NBA play-offs, they did so in silent protest against the racist remarks of Clippers owner Donald Sterling. RELATED: President Obama Weighs In On Donald Sterling’s Racist Rant [VIDEO] Donald Sterling Will […]

During a press conference in Malaysia, President Barack Obama weighed in on the racist statements of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. RELATED: UPDATED: Donald Sterling Will Not Receive NAACP Award [VIDEO] As previously reported by NewsOne, Sterling was allegedly captured on tape going on a racist rant against Black people after his Black Hispanic mistress, V. Stiviano, posted pictures of herself and […]

UPDATED: 4-27-14, 3:30 P.M. EST “He is not receiving a lifetime achievement award from the NAACP,” Lorraine Miller, NAACP interim vice president, said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Miller released the following statement later Sunday: “Let me make it clear, the NAACP will not be honoring Mr. Sterling at the upcoming Los Angeles branch […]

  During halftime of Game 4 between the Indiana Pacers and the Atlanta Hawks, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley discussed L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling‘s racist rant and what they expect from NBA commissioner Adam Silver. RELATED: UPDATED: L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling: ‘Don’t Bring Black People To My Games’ [AUDIO] #BoycottClippers Trends In Response To Owner […]

Black Twitter has created the #BoycottClippers hashtag in response to an epic, racist rant by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling that was captured on tape. RELATED:  UPDATED: L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling: ‘Don’t Bring Black People To My Games’ [AUDIO] Charles Barkley Responds To L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Controversy [VIDEO] As previously reported by NewsOne, Sterling can be […]