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Al Sharpton

NBA Should Take Clippers from Sterling

4/26/2014 9:29 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0426-Al-Sharpton-tmz-landov-01Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for the NBA to investigate Donald Sterling ASAP -- telling TMZ Sports, "No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language."

Sharpton is calling for the league to make an investigation into Sterling its #1 priority -- adding, "We are prepared at National Action Network to rally in front of the NBA headquarters if this matter is not immediately dealt with."

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Sterling -- who owns the L.A. Clippers -- went off on his girlfriend for hanging out with black people in public and told her NOT to bring black people to his games.

We shot Sharpton moments ago at La Guardia airport and he gave more details on the possible rally.
 
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ITALIANA    

Old race pimping Al. Well, this didn't take long. Please players keep Al and Jesse away from this debacle they will use it to only further their own self-interest. Let better men and the players themselves confer on the matter and come to the right conclusion.

144 days ago
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HRH Prince Michael    

The "Reverend" doing what he does best.
I think that "Reverend" Sharpton, "Reverend" Wright,
"Reverend" Jackson, and "Minister" Farrakhan,
should really show those "White Interlopers"!

Craigslist.com/Hymietown/Rant and Rave Section:
"The House of David:
Psalm2_014 NOW"

144 days ago
3.

Denise Shabazz    

TMZ, Just because I don't think or sound like a Slave(An integrationist) you want to censor my comments. I am going to ask that you be fair to your readers, and allow for them to be exposed to other view points.

144 days ago
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cassandra    

Racial language means can't own a business ? Eh...speech is not an act of discrimination . It espouses a belief. It seems most clippers are black so....

144 days ago
5.

KheSahn068    

F--k Al Sharpton

144 days ago
6.

rod    

Shut up Sharpton, you moron. Why don't you pay the millions in back taxes you owe?

144 days ago
7.

John J. Nazarian, P.I.    

Al Sharpton ?????? Really now that is a story to his rise to fame! I have to tell you he must have a house built with safety glass....LMAO
We live in a country where people will forget and reinvent history as it pleases them. If bull**** was a power source Al Sharpton could power the Space Shuttle for a hundred years.
John J. Nazarian, Private Investigator
desperateexes.com

144 days ago
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Old Man On The Porch    

Al Sharpton is a fool and he proves it every time he opens his flagrantly racist yap! Just another race pimp.

144 days ago
9.

Deelight    

Al Sharpton... l0l... no one cares about your rant either.

144 days ago
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debdeb    

He should retire from the NBA ...no punishment is good enough...he should be forced to sell the team. He is bad for buisness.

144 days ago
11.

Justin    

This racist piece of **** looks like he is dying with all the weight he lost....we can only hope he drops dead

144 days ago
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STEPHEN B    

Al Sharpton is nothing but a racist troublemaker.Hell,he shouldn't be aloud any public venue regardless it's reason.

144 days ago
13.

Timothy Dwight Smith    

Please sign petition to have racist Clippers' owner Donald Sterling removed.

https://www.change.org/petitions/racist-nba-owner-donald-sterling-l-a-clippers-nba-commissioner-and-nba-owners-compel-racist-donald-sterling-to-step-down-as-clippers-owner#invite

144 days ago
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josie wales    

I see the double standard is live & well with the racist MSM and Al Sharpton . It's acceptable for blatant racist Al sharpton to have his own TV show on a major news network . As for the owner of the Clippers , good for him .

144 days ago
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Lily Daisy    

Who do you think has the right to take the Clippers away from the owner? No one! I'm very tired of Al Sharpton wanting to take anyone's livelihood away whenever that person may be considered a racist. While I think the owner in this case is an idiot if he did say those words, it's not against the law to make racist comments or to even be a racist.

144 days ago
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