Two Prominent Black Voices Offer a Very Different Perspective on Sterling Controversy: ‘Mob Rule Is Dangerous’

Posted: April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

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TheBlazeTwo Prominent Black Voices Offer a Very Different Perspective on Sterling Controversy: ‘Mob Rule Is Dangerous’

Dave Urbanski

In the midst of the lifetime suspension of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling by the NBA — as well as the intent to force him to sell his franchise — a pair of voices among the flurry of reactions are zigging when most others are zagging.

Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Jason Whitlock criticize Donald Sterling punishment

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (Image source: AP/Danny Moloshok, File)

They would be former NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who spent much of his career on the hardwood for crosstown rival the L.A. Lakers, and longtime sports columnist Jason Whitlock.

The fact that both men are black — and have pointed out problems with the way the Sterling controversy was handled — make their viewpoints particularly interesting.

Jason Whitlock (Image source: ESPN via YouTube)

Whitlock, penning a commentary for ESPN, hit hard from the very first…

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