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Monday, November 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Racism

Donald Sterling reportedly was racist against JJ Redick for being white

Donald Sterling doesn’t just have a racist attitude towards black people; his racist stereotypes apparently work both ways. You may recall last summer that the Clippers acquired JJ Redick and Jared Dudley as part of a three-team trade where they also gave up Eric Bledsoe. The Clippers were hesitant to do the deal supposedly because…Read More

Richard Sherman: ‘Thug’ is accepted way of calling someone n-word

Richard Sherman addressed the critics who have labeled him a “thug” by saying that “thug” has become an accepted version of calling someone the n-word. “The only reason it bothers me is because it seems like it’s the accepted way of calling somebody the N-word nowadays. Because they know,” Sherman said Wednesday, via Deadspin. “I…Read More

Jackie Robinson statue vandalized with swastikas, ‘die n—er’

The Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island, New York, was defaced with swastikas and racial slurs, Brooklyn Cyclones employees learned when they arrived at the park on Wednesday. Team employees were arriving at the park for a game between the Cyclones and Connecticut Tigers when they made the discovery. According to the…Read More

Gabby Douglas overcame gymnastics bullies, was called ‘slave’

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas joined Oprah Winfrey’s “Oprah’s Next Chapter” and opened up about the bullying and racism she faced in gymnastics. Douglas, who became the first American gymnast to win gold in the all-around and team competition at the same Olympiad, wanted to quit the sport because she felt so uncomfortable training at…Read More

Megan Lochte reportedly apologizes for racist video, says it was a skit

Ryan Lochte has received plenty of notoriety since returning to America from the London Olympics, but it’s his sister, Megan, who is receiving the attention this week. Megan Lochte came under fire on Friday when a 2008 video featuring her making several racist remarks went viral. The video, which was first posted by Jezebel (warning:…Read More

Skip Bayless: White Redskins fans support Kirk Cousins over RG3 (Audio)

ESPN talking head Skip Bayless is paid to say some of the most extreme, ridiculous things possible in order to generate controversy, but he went too far on Monday when he accused Redskins fans (and white and black fans) of racism. Discussing the Redskins quarterback situation, Bayless said white fans would want fourth-round pick Kirk…Read More

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