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Standing Ovation: Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban from the NBA

29 Apr

We echo brother Rev. Sharpton in applauding NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for announcing Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban from the NBA and financial penalty

April 29, 2014 (New York, NY)– “The lifetime banning of Donald Sterling is a bold and appropriate action in this matter. This is a huge victory for those of us that stood against this ugly display of racism. We must continue to make unequivocal stands against bigotry and racism. I look forward to speaking to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and beginning the dialogue with other civil rights leaders right away to discuss putting in measures to make sure this never happens again.” The Reverend Al Sharpton