Source: CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES — The NAACP will not honor Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime achievement award, its interim president and CEO said Sunday.
Lorraine C. Miller addressed racist remarks Sterling allegedly made during a recorded conversation in a statement on the civil rights organization’s website.
In response to the controversy, Miller said plans to bestow the award to Sterling had been cancelled.
“Let me make it clear, the NAACP will not be honoring Mr. Sterling at the upcoming Los Angeles branch event and we have strongly urged our Los Angeles unit to take the necessary steps to rescind the previous award they bestowed on him,” she said.
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