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NAACP Willing to 'Forgive' Clippers' Donald Sterling After Yanking Award
ABC News ^ | April 28, 2014 | By Colleen Curry

Posted on 04/28/2014 4:47:26 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

The NAACP said today they are still willing to work with Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling despite yanking an offer of a lifetime achievement award over an audio tape containing racist comments that Sterling allegedly made.

At a news conference today, NAACP Los Angeles president Leon Jenkins said that an audio recording that surfaced this weekend on TMZ, which purportedly had Sterling's voice recorded making racist comments, was "devastating."

But the organization would be open to talking to Sterling, with whom they've worked for nearly 20 years.

"God teaches us to forgive, and the way I look at it, after a sustained period of proof to the African American community that those words don't reflect his heart, I think there's room for forgiveness. I wouldn't be a Christian if I said there wasn't," Jenkins said.

"We are negotiating with him about giving more moneys to African American students at UCLA, and so we are in preliminary discussions," Jenkins said. He also noted, however, they had not spoken since the scandal broke. . .

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; clippers; donaldsterling; donsterling; losangeles; losangelesclippers; naacp; nba; rochellesterling; vanessastiviano

1 posted on 04/28/2014 4:47:26 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

They will “forgive” him for how much money?


2 posted on 04/28/2014 4:49:01 PM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Which translates to “Just give us more money and this will all be forgotten” guess the NAACP(Which is one of the most racist organizations) found out Sterling if a flaming liberal, they decided they will welcome him back to the flock for some dough


3 posted on 04/28/2014 4:49:59 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Big Pimpin’!


4 posted on 04/28/2014 4:50:11 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Don’t they have a lot to answer for, in giving an award to him?


5 posted on 04/28/2014 4:50:55 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Forgive... with strings attached! Lol shocked!


6 posted on 04/28/2014 4:50:55 PM PDT by notaliberal (St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle,)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I don’t guess that whites will ever get up off thier knees.


7 posted on 04/28/2014 4:51:11 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: caver

Seriously.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 4:51:41 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The dirty little secret is there is far more closet rapists in the Democrat party than you will hear about.


9 posted on 04/28/2014 4:53:44 PM PDT by ully2
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To: Brad from Tennessee

What does it take for the NAACP to kiss a white racist’s hind end? I don’t know, $50 million?


10 posted on 04/28/2014 4:55:43 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Brad from Tennessee

11 posted on 04/28/2014 4:55:48 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Well, whodathunkit!

Money trumps the race card!


12 posted on 04/28/2014 4:58:01 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy

The race card is practically worthless against a liberal like this idiot. It makes the complete opposite point that they’re trying to indoctrinate.


13 posted on 04/28/2014 5:00:32 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: nickcarraway

Earlier they said they intended to return all money Sterling had donated to NAACP. I guess a quick accounting told them that would bankrupt them. So now they’re backpedaling by going “Christian” and hoping to get their hands on more of Sterling’s money.


14 posted on 04/28/2014 5:00:42 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"We are negotiating with him about giving more moneys to African American students at UCLA

So basically, they're a bunch of hoes.

15 posted on 04/28/2014 5:05:14 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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16 posted on 04/28/2014 5:08:48 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

‘Rats of a feather, party together.


17 posted on 04/28/2014 5:09:33 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"We are negotiating with him about giving more moneys to African American students at UCLA, and so we are in preliminary discussions,"

The stick 'em up has begun! Of course it's always about money!

18 posted on 04/28/2014 5:12:23 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Brad from Tennessee

In the NAACP their God is their “bitch”...
Some can AFFORD their forgiveness some cannot..
It ain’t cheap.. costs you honor and principles..

Their poster-boy is Barry Half-White.. who lives in the White-Hut..


19 posted on 04/28/2014 5:14:48 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

They were claiming they were going to return his money.

Hah ha! I bet they already spent it on their ownselves.


20 posted on 04/28/2014 5:15:38 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Could prove to be interesting if someone could get a hold of the official NAACP “pecuniary penance price list”!


21 posted on 04/28/2014 5:15:45 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Watching MSM news readers pimping His Arrogance is like watching a dog eat its own vomit!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

But its gonna cost him...


22 posted on 04/28/2014 5:17:50 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Are Whites COLORED..?


23 posted on 04/28/2014 5:19:26 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: caver

Money for forgiveness. Nice philosophy.


24 posted on 04/28/2014 5:19:30 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"God teaches us to forgive, and the way I look at it, after a sustained period of proof to the African American community that those words don't reflect his heart, I think there's room for forgiveness. I wouldn't be a Christian if I said there wasn't," Jenkins said.

What about Paula Deen? Her words were from 20 years ago, but they still destroyed her.

Not rich enough, I guess.

-PJ

25 posted on 04/28/2014 5:22:13 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: windcliff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag


26 posted on 04/28/2014 5:22:48 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Ok, let me try to. Sort this garbage out. Some incredibly naive and stupi moronic white guy makes a lot of money and wants to be Jerry Buss. So he takes his money earned on the sweat of colored people and decides to buy himself an NBA FRANCHISE.

But because he's a complete idiot he doesn't realize that all he's bought are a bunch of illiterate negro thugs who have left a trail of illegitimate kids all across America, carry illegal guns, beat up women, and lust after ho's! They also can't play defense, shoot from downtown, and cause riots when they release their new sneakers that every negroid must have, even if they must kill to get them rather than pay 400 dollars.< p> So on an off-chance the owner openl complains about paying orangutan negroids millions of dollars to half-ass it on the court, that is when they're not in COURT! The reality is that NO ONE except cretins pay any attention to the NBA (Nothing But Asswipes) I suspect Cage Fighting and Hoarders have bigger audiences.< p> So the end result will be this. Jesse Jerkson will get 100,000,000 to cool things over. He'll split it with Sharpton. There will be faux race riots, LA will burn, looting will score big, thousands will die and then ESPN can do the retrospective video on white racism in a nothing to see here sport!

27 posted on 04/28/2014 5:27:40 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: skeeter

Oh yes. He will probably sell.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 5:32:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Wow...isn’t that like a form of blackmail?


29 posted on 04/28/2014 5:33:16 PM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll3uipTO-4A


30 posted on 04/28/2014 5:33:24 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: caver

Same thing I was thinking.


31 posted on 04/28/2014 5:33:46 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Did I just hear the checkbook open?


32 posted on 04/28/2014 5:46:12 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee; Fred Nerks

What we are seeing is the rise of the Black Nation inside of the USA. This is black nationalism.

The tape was a private discussion between Stirling and his “Girl Friend” about he preference for black men. He told her she could have them in provate but not to bring her spare boy friends to his games or to the team, Stirling was upset with her infidelity , telling her to keep it private. He spoke with emotion, and in rascist terms which were never meant to be public.

Now Stirling is being assassinated by the press, and black nationalist basket ball players are saying the NBA is a “black” league with 84% of the players being black. What if Wayne Gretsky come out and said the NHL was a white league? He would be crucified in the press.

The double standard is amazing and horribly unjust.

Stirling is an old man, a soon to be has been who clearly is not a racist, he has a girl friend who is a person of color.Being upset, he revealed his anger about his GF’s black friends.Hardly cause for crucifying the man. The LA Clippers are done as a team......kaput, not just because of Storling, but because of the press, which is polarizing the
people and ramping up black nationalism one more notch....it WILL eventually lead to civil unrest and perhaps a race war, if it continues.

Old ignorant rascists should not be used to increase polarization between blacks and whites in America.We should be too sophistiated to allow that. And we should have enough class to allow even racists to have their privacy, because if he has none, neither do any of us.


33 posted on 04/28/2014 6:00:03 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Brad from Tennessee

That’s awfully White of them.


34 posted on 04/28/2014 6:10:06 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Candor7

How can he be racist if he has a black girlfriend?

I guess it is like the guy from the KKK who just shot and killed the people recently in Kansas and it was reveled he was busted having sex with a black male prostitute.

Nothing makes much sense anymore.


35 posted on 04/28/2014 6:10:12 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Dear Mr. $terling,

We know what you $aid on tbo$e recording$ doe$ not reflect what truly i$ in your heart. We, the Lo$ Angele$ Chapter of the NAALCP, are open to meeting with you to $ee how we might re$olve thi$ i$$ue amicably. Plea$e call our office at your earlie$t convenience.

$incerely your$,
Ima H. Uck$ter


36 posted on 04/28/2014 7:31:36 PM PDT by twister881
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To: funfan
How can he be racist if he has a black girlfriend?

He could think he is racially superior to blacks (the classic definition of racism) and still think she is fun for a couple laps around the mattress.

37 posted on 04/28/2014 7:32:21 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Operation Shakedown is in effect.


38 posted on 04/28/2014 7:35:01 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: KarlInOhio

Agree. Thomas Jefferson, Strom Thurmond, Barack Obama, Sr.

Sterling deserves what’s coming to him. But while he personally despises Negroes, at the same time he’s shoveling millions into their bank accounts. The most rabid, virulent racists are the hucksters in the black community and in politics — Jesse Jackson, All Sharpton, Jeremiah Wright, The New Black Panther Party, The Nation of Islam, Eric Holder, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama. They are far more dangerous than a shriveled up old rich Jew with the Jones for a mixed race whore. When are we going to ostracize them?


39 posted on 04/28/2014 7:42:56 PM PDT by twister881
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To: nickcarraway

“Don’t they have a lot to answer for, in giving an award to him?”

And hugh hewitt was doing his whole show on this, he had some black minister on, and I didn’t hear them mention this award once.

Now I’m not saying they didn’t discuss it because I didn’t hear all that much of the show.

But I would like to know why he was getting the award, I had read elsewhere that Sterling was kind of well known as a “bigot” I think was the word used, but it wasn’t clear to me exactly what that meant either.

The guy is slime, but it bothers me to see a person ruined by having a PRIVATE conversation revealed like this.

I read a piece on cuba the other day and the author said the worst thing about cuba was that people don’t even trust their own families.


40 posted on 04/28/2014 7:44:20 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Why, that’s mighty white of them.


41 posted on 04/28/2014 8:14:57 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Her words were from 20 years ago,

It's a myth started by the left that her words were 20 years ago. She was still spewing stuff until that day, and her black employees weren't allowed to use the employee restrooms.

Paula Deen's No.1 defender is Jesse Jackson.

42 posted on 04/28/2014 10:24:41 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Brad from Tennessee

LOL!

You rich.

Gebsmedat!


43 posted on 04/28/2014 10:26:23 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Candor7
What we are seeing is the rise of the Black Nation inside of the USA. This is black nationalism.

100% wrong. It's the rise of leftism. Using black people is just one aspect of that. They use other groups, when appropriate.

it WILL eventually lead to civil unrest and perhaps a race war

Do you really want to recycle the theories of Charles Manson?

44 posted on 04/28/2014 10:29:15 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Brad from Tennessee

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


45 posted on 04/29/2014 12:17:49 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The motherjones website says it has proof Sterling is a registered Republican.


46 posted on 04/29/2014 1:07:08 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: caver
They will “forgive” him for how much money?

NAACP is selling racial indulgences ...imitating the medieval Catholic church

47 posted on 04/29/2014 1:12:32 AM 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: nickcarraway

You are wrong Nick.

Obama is a black nationalist. He attendeded the church of black nationalist Ralph Wright for over 20 yeras. His children were baptized there. The facts speak for themselves. Look at the refusal of Holder to apply various law to black folk, they are “white laws”. Now this has worked its way into contemporary culture. A black basketball player announces that the NBA is a “black league”....that means that 84% are black and 16% are not really important. What would happen to Wayne Gretsky if he proudly announced that the NHL was a “White League?”

This IS black nationalism, and it is polarizing the country, and is being used to deny people their constitutional rights. Sterling is a racist. There is no law against him being a rascist, he is free to be a rascist if that is his bent. Mind you I am not defending the content of his remarks, but he has the right to hold those views, and he also has a right of privacy that was illegally violated.

So I cannot join the black nationalist stampede against Sterling in ignorance of the destruction of his constitutional rights, in particular because his remarks were not directed to any black person or any black organization.They were addressed to his girlfriend in an argument about her social conduct.

Fiasco after fiasco has been designed to cow America under a pall of black nationalism, to chill political and private speech. Now the thought police have arrived. I do not care overmuch whether they are white or black, they all can just go eff themselves.

As to castigating me as Charles Manson, you must be desperate. Pointing out the facts of black nationalism , and the rise of liberal coercion through socialism , the rise of “Nationalist Socialism” is a truth America can no longer ignore. It has nothing in common with Charles Manson or the Tate murder.It has much in common with 1930s Europe, including a evolution toward hatred of the jews.

Inform yourself:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


48 posted on 04/29/2014 7:15:59 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"God teaches us to forgive, and the way I look at it, after a sustained period of proof to the African American community that those words don't reflect his heart, I think there's room for forgiveness. I wouldn't be a Christian if I said there wasn't," Jenkins said.

Doesn't Jackson want to 'forgive' too? I'll believe this IF they 'forgive' without taking any cash...

49 posted on 04/29/2014 7:18:58 PM PDT by GOPJ ( Donald Sterling is a typical white liberal elite democrat - New York Times won't share that truth.)
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