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NAACP drops plan to honor Donald Sterling amid recording controversy
Los Angeles Times ^ | April 27, 2014 | By Ruben Vives

Posted on 04/27/2014 10:59:00 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People announced Sunday that Donald Sterling will not receive an honor amid controversy over a recording said to be of the Clippers team owner making racist remarks.

The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP had been scheduled to give Sterling the group's lifetime achievement award at its May 15 banquet.

At the banquet, the NAACP also planned to give its first "person of the year" awards to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Rev. Al Sharpton.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; california; clippers; donaldsterling; donsterling; ericgarcetti; journalism; losangeles; losangelesclippers; media; naacp; naacpaward; nba; packjournalism; rubenvives; sterling; sterlingracist; vanessastiviano
Honestly, what has Al Sharpton done to advance colored people?
1 posted on 04/27/2014 10:59:00 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Notice that when White Liberals speak their actual mind, token cover groups like the NAACP are left looking stupid. Wonder which good Black friend or leader will he call like Biden and Reid did?


2 posted on 04/27/2014 11:02:59 AM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let me guess: It’ll go to Cliven Bundy, instead?


3 posted on 04/27/2014 11:03:20 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

ROFLMAO @ the hypocrites in naacp

Losers


4 posted on 04/27/2014 11:05:15 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Honestly, what has Al Sharpton done to advance colored people?

Lots, for at least one of them.

5 posted on 04/27/2014 11:07:15 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Every other week in the LA Crimes biz section there is an ad announcing some award Sterling has received or some award dinner he will be the honoree at. Today there was one.

He pays for the ads.

He owns every other high rise apartment/condo building west of downtown LA and he does spread some $$$$ around the community, but he’s very self-aggrandizing.

As far as I know he is still married to Shelly. The tape was done by his ex-girlfriend. Can’t tell the players without a scorecard.

He has held the clippers back forever and now his story is dominating their first round of the playoffs.

Interesting to see how they do today. perhaps the experience of Rivers and Paul can get them past this.


6 posted on 04/27/2014 11:13:32 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They are attacking Donald Sterling for something he said in a private conversation regarding his business model and the customers he would like to attract to his private business.

With both his private life and confidential business strategy violated, the NAACP, Obama and maybe even his direct competition at the LA Lakers will use this illegally obtained information to destroy Sterling’s stake in the business he built.


7 posted on 04/27/2014 11:15:39 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: morphing libertarian

I think his ads keep The los Angeles Times alive.


8 posted on 04/27/2014 11:17:05 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: windcliff

half a page twice a month for awards and then numerous ads for the high rises. He owns the Sunday biz section.

Fortunately the coffee shop provides the rag for free.


9 posted on 04/27/2014 11:18:53 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> At the banquet, the NAACP also planned to give its first “person of the year” awards to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.


10 posted on 04/27/2014 11:47:22 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

NAACP wanted to give him an award? That implies he is a big-time leftist demorat.


11 posted on 04/27/2014 11:49:06 AM PDT by Rockpile
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To: Rockpile

Yeah, but will the L.A. chapter of the NAAPC give the big check back to Sterling whom bought the award.


12 posted on 04/27/2014 11:51:06 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ha. He has given them a perpetual dais to explain why they succeed or not because of the evil white man.


13 posted on 04/27/2014 11:52:00 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Trueblackman; sickoflibs
Notice that when White Liberals speak their actual mind, token cover groups like the NAACP are left looking stupid.

Blacks have no clue how liberal elites feel about them - but here's a hint. Robert Byrd was the only KKK 'officer' what headed the Senate in modern times. Democrat is whole stinkin' life. And the Washington Post and New York Times knew about him and his past and they covered for him.

Same with all the other Democrat racist in the South... they all stayed democrat except for Lester Maddox.

I believe democrats have made an art form out of fooling blacks.

14 posted on 04/27/2014 11:54:38 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrats are waging war on the middle class...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It is racist to cancel Donald Sterling’s award!!! I am appalled at this black racism! Can’t we all get alonggggggg?


15 posted on 04/27/2014 12:05:55 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: DAC21

Bet the team will visit the White House SOON.


16 posted on 04/27/2014 12:18:28 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Unfortunately, it appears that will be the Heat, again.


17 posted on 04/27/2014 12:20:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think he’s an old man with a young black girlfriend, and he’s probably insecure about her being out and about with athletic younger black guys, and when it came to pro sports it bothered him more because those guys are known to be with lots of women.

This may or may not have a racial component, it’s hard to say. He is particularly bothered by black men.

Note from the first video he seemed to be upset of her public appearances with these guys. He explicitly didn’t care if she privately got intimate with them.

I think that’s the key to this: he found her being photographed with young, athletic studs insulting and diminishing. The idea that an old man like him could be cuckolded publicly angered him. All the money in the world won’t stop his out of control girlfriend from bedding other guys.

I have no idea if she was actually intimate with these other guys. Neither did the old man, but I think that’s the bee in his bonnet.

He could have avoided all this by just using call girls, or at the very least finding an attractive, more mature black woman. Tommy Sotomayor warns constantly of what a hood rat is capable of, and this reads like a hood rat setting out to destroy a man with vengeance in her eye,


18 posted on 04/27/2014 12:25:36 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It's an association for the advancement of communist people.

Sharpton deserves an award for that in spades.

19 posted on 04/27/2014 12:29:02 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Maybe Sterling should have just financed the Olympic Curling teams instead.


20 posted on 04/27/2014 12:30:29 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I heard Magic Johnson was going to be the emcee.

I guess not now.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 1:22:27 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Apparently the vetting process used by the NAACP to determine who receives a "lifetime achievement" award needs to be fine tuned a bit. Will the NAACP take some heat for considering this guy for an award? Doubtful.

Try to imagine if he had been scheduled to receive an award from a conservative group. We would be hearing about it non-stop, with the group coming under fire as being "racist" for considering him for the award.

As much as I like seeing the leftist cannibalism going on here, did the guy really say don't bring "black people" to my games, or was he saying (I am paraphrasing here): "I don't care if you are banging other dudes, just don't bring them to the games".

It seems like the media and the left are picking a specific characteristic of the individuals being referenced and selling the narrative that he "must" have been making reference to their race as opposed to their relationship to his gold-digger, trophy gf.

I have no way of knowing, but it seems like a case of "you are only criticizing, targeting, disagreeing with me because I am black", on steroids.

22 posted on 04/27/2014 1:40:51 PM PDT by American Infidel (Instead of vilifying success, try to emulate it)
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Looks like the girlfriend is now talking through her attorney. I smell legal blackmail. Will the chick walk away with a bundle? Did he threaten her? Blah...blah...blah


23 posted on 04/27/2014 2:12:07 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

WHO secretly taped him, then released the tape???


24 posted on 04/27/2014 2:12:45 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He never did anything...just like Jessie...


25 posted on 04/27/2014 2:18:42 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We are a very sick society that the NAACP or the likes of Sharton can lecture anyone on race.


26 posted on 04/27/2014 2:22:41 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOL - yep - he looks out for number one...


27 posted on 04/28/2014 9:32:18 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrats are waging war on the middle class...)
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