Honorary Whites and the Collective Black

Ed Morales

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If there’s one thing Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s banal discourse on race reveals is a fundamental dynamic in our “post-racial” society. Much of mainstream America virulently denies it is racist, while simultaneously having racist attitudes and beliefs. Of course the mainstream media will deny this, and call for Sterling’s head, if nothing else out of pure embarrassment. But what played out between Sterling and his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, on their now-infamous 9:23 conversation, yields insight into the middle ground Latin@s hold in America’s evolving race debate.

Let’s not even get into the connection between racism and patriarchy here, where Sterling’s main motivation seems to be that as an eighty something year-old playboy, he can’t stand to see his twentysomething girlfriend post photos of herself with Magic Johnson on Instagram. Outside of that, he insists, he loves black people. He’s fine with making millions in philanthropic contributions to…

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Donald Sterling Gives Up Control Of The Clippers To Estranged Wife

And all is right with the world . . . for now anyway.

The Urban Daily

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Well, well, well…there is justice after all. According to TMZ Sports, Donald Sterling is no longer the controlling owner of the Los Angeles Clippers! Sterling just surrendered control to his estranged wife, Shelly Sterling and she is now secretly negotiating with the NBA to sell the team. However, she will only sell on “HER TERMS”.

Sources close to the Clippers organization tell TMZ that Donald made the decision because he saw the handwriting on the wall as long as he remained in control, the NBA would order an involuntary sale of the team.

Sources are telling TMZ that Shelly and her lawyer, Pierce O’Donnell, have been secretly meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBA lawyers to,

“resolve the dispute amicably.”   

TMZ reports that while Shelly realizes the NBA wants the team sold, she has significantly more leverage and credibility with the league than does Donald and her…

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Donald Sterling’s Pimp Comes To His Defense

Oh hell! Just when you thought it couldn’t get anymore ridiculous . . .

Black America Web

CNN’s Don Lemon landed an exclusive interview with, Maseratiet, a self-described friend of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Maseratiet is also Sterlings’s former escort provider. Yes, you read that correctly. Seems as if you buy black women you can’t possibly be racist.

Mediate.com reports:

“How’d I meet him? That’s a good question,” Maseratimet said when pressed. After noting that Sterling “likes to have fun” and enjoys being around women, Maseratimet finally confessed that he ran an escort service in Las Vegas that Sterling patronized.

“He didn’t show no sign of racist to me,” Maseratimet said. “He seemed, you know, straight cool.” When prodded by Lemon, Maseratimet said that Sterling did prefer “light skinned” women of color.

Maseratimet confessed that he was “upset” when he heard the tapes and reached out to Sterling for clarification. He added that he recorded those conversations with Sterling and confessed that he is behind the…

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SYBIL WILKES NEWS: Solange, Jay Z Fight, Casey Kasem Missing, Sterling’s Latest

Thank you, Sybil, for taking a stand and not pandering to the Peanut Gallery as it relates to the Solange/Jay Z dispute. #grownwomanlogic

Black America Web

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05/13/14 – Sybil Wilkes discusses the newest in this morning’s headlines including Solange and Jay Z’s infamous elevator fight, popular radio personality Casey Kasem goes missing and the latest on Donald Sterling’s latest remarks about Magic Johnson.

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