Donald Sterling Attends Black Church Service

For some reason, Donald Sterling thought it would be a good idea to attend a black church service on Sunday. According to the Associated Press, he went to a service at the Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles and received a "warm welcome" from the congregation. I think the guy on the right in this… » 6/02/14 9:02am 6/02/14 9:02am

Boston Hockey Twitter: Not As Racist As Made Out To Be

After Montreal's P.K. Subban scored to beat Boston in game one of their series, there were two inescapable talking points: That the word "nigger" was trending in Boston (this was quickly debunked) and there had been 17,000 tweets containing the slur and Subban's name. Would it change your impression if you found out… » 5/23/14 1:42pm 5/23/14 1:42pm

Chris Russo Just Hasn't Found A Black Host "Worthy" Of Mad Dog Radio Yet

It could be that—for the three hours he hosted his drive-time radio program on Sirius/XM—Chris "Mad Dog" Russo was having trouble filling the air for the required three-quarters of every hour, because he said some pretty stupid things about race and media. Russo was asked about his hiring practices—his Sirius/XM… » 5/03/14 9:37am 5/03/14 9:37am

In 10 Minutes, ESPN's Bomani Jones Lays Waste To The Sterling Issue

I could delve deeper into some of the points Bomani Jones made yesterday on the Dan Le Batard Show, about how fundamentally silly this whole Donald Sterling affair sounds when you really listen to what's being said, about how exasperating it is for those of us who see the everyday effects of race to have to deal with… » 4/29/14 10:37am 4/29/14 10:37am

What The Hell Is Going On With V. Stiviano's Weird Visor?

V. Stiviano—as you'll recall, she's the woman with whom Donald Sterling was discussing his interesting ideas about race in a recent, much-circulated recording—briefly emerged from her home today, and was met by a swarm of media. Unfortunately for those hoping to snap a picture of Stiviano, she was wearing some kind… » 4/28/14 3:44pm 4/28/14 3:44pm