The owner of the LA Clippers is scheduled to receive a lifetime achievement award from the NAACP. And if that’s not enough fun for you, consider that Clippers owner Donald Sterling (left) is being sued by his former general manager, Elgin Baylor (right, with his wife), who was black! Actually, he probably still is black. From the LA Times, which is black, white, and read all over:
Leon Jenkins [Ed.’s note: LEEOOOOOOOON JEENNNNKINNNNNNSS!], president of the Los Angeles branch of the civil rights organization, says of the much-maligned Sterling, “He has a unique history of giving to the children of L.A.,” revealing that the owner donates anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 tickets a game to youth groups for nearly every Clippers home game. . . .
Noting that the NAACP had made plans to honor Sterling before Baylor filed suit, Jenkins says, “We can’t speak to the allegations, but what we do know is that for the most part [Sterling] has been very, very kind to the minority youth community.” . . .
You see? Sterling only screwed over one black guy. That’s totally okay, especially when that guy worked for you for 20 years and didn’t accomplish a damn thing. Why, it’s almost as if Baylor was dismissed on his merits! Or lack thereof really. Not that Baylor seems to be the only one feeling entitled to something greater than what he received. If only Clippers fans felt the same way…