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Rally Against Donald Sterling
Tomorrow Outside Staples Center

LA Weekly [Culver City, CA], by Dennis Romero

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 4/28/2014 5:18:16 PM

On the anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, protesters will gather outside Staples Center to decry racist remarks attributed to L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Event co-organizer Jasmyne Cannick says fellow demonstrators will call on Angelenos to boycott the team. They also want the L.A. City Council to denounce the comments in which a man said to be Sterling asks his girlfriend not to bring African Americans "to my games" because "it bothers me a lot." Cannick says: Los Angeles is better than and bigger than Donald Sterling and his racism. If Donald Sterling doesn´t want blacks and other minorities

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Rodney King redux.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MamaElephant, 4/28/2014 5:41:21 PM     (No. 9828365)

Another racist Democrat. For whatever reason, they´ve decided to take this one down. I can´t get outraged about this while the IRS is persecuting Republicans for their political beliefs. My only anger is that they let Reid, Biden, Sharpton, et al get away with pretty much the same thing. I guess this guy needed to buy more Progressive Insurance.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: saguni, 4/28/2014 6:50:05 PM     (No. 9828412)

Not that I´m trying to excuse what the man said, but

1) He is an 81 year old married "old goat", she is much, much younger. It is easy to see why he would want a relationship with her...her motives could be just as obvious.

2) California is a state that requires both parties agree to be recorded, Mr. Sterling could sue his trash (I´m sorry, releasing the recording doesn´t indicate class) girlfriend out of every cent she has taken him for.

3) When a "damaging" recording, such as this is made public, one can easily assume that "something" was said by the "injured party" that caused the rant:
. a)We will never know how she instigated the confrontation, it is possible he had said to her "if you are my girlfriend don´t post pictures of you with any other man in public" and she led him to say race
. b) We will probably never know if the released tape accurately shows the conversation, or if it were "enhanced" by editing
. c) We will never know if she used the recording to attempt blackmail before deciding to make the recording public

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Reply 3 - Posted by: marthaville, 4/28/2014 6:52:55 PM     (No. 9828419)

Perhaps the players and fans want to purchase the team at its true FMV. Then Sterling can sue TMZ until they run out of money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/28/2014 7:01:38 PM     (No. 9828430)

I have watched NBA games. I am having a hard time seeing blacks as a minority there. Just saying it seems a weak link to stand on.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano, 4/28/2014 7:14:29 PM     (No. 9828445)

While they´re at it, someone may also want to protest all of those influential black racists and Jew-haters who have gotten away with much the same thing, if not worse, for years. Most of them will probably be there.

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