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Beyond Human Capital: Donald Sterling, Race, and Sports Ownership

Beyond Human Capital: Donald Sterling, Race, and Sports Ownership
Within hours after the NBA announced sanctions against Donald Sterling, a list of potential Clippers buyers emerged. Among them were noted People of Color such as Oprah Winfrey, Sean Combs, and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. While it’s too soon to safely assume that Sterling will lose his ownership, it’s not too soon to hope for a systemic change in the ownership culture of major American sports. And the best way to affect that kind of significant shift is to have People of Color not only provide the human capital, but also the financial capital through ownership.
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While the Clippers Battle Race Stigma, the Kings are Getting Minority Workers Into Union Apprenticeships

While the Clippers Battle Race Stigma, the Kings are Getting Minority Workers Into Union Apprenticeships
The Sacramento Kings held a training and outreach session with the Community Workforce Pipeline to finalize plans for a Priority Apprenticeship Program that will seek to employ 70 apprentices during the construction of the Kings new $477 million arena. Most eligible workers will come from high-need backgrounds and neighborhoods.
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Donald Sterling Is Limbaugh's Newest Reason to Defend Racism

Donald Sterling Is Limbaugh's Newest Reason to Defend Racism
In this edition of "Random Rush," Limbaugh defends racism once again, this time in honor of Clippers' owner Donald Sterling. Someone has to defend him, right?
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Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks

Obama Denounces NBA Team Owner's Racist Remarks
While fielding questions from the press in Malaysia, President Obama took a few moments to address the racist comments allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Republicans Moving From Obstruction To Outright Sabotage

Republicans Moving From Obstruction To Outright Sabotage
After years of obstructing any progress from the Obama administration, Republican leaders are taking things a step further in efforts to cloud information surrounding the Affordable Care Act. If a law passes in the woods and no one is around to understand it, does it actually make any difference?
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