Dr. King once dreamed of a time when people would not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Donald Sterling clearly shows this has yet to be fully realized. However, I’m not too mad at him. Yes he has issues with race and detests the very people who provide a portion of his income and sexual satisfaction. But had a spiteful satisfier not set him up, most of us would have never known and he’d be getting another NAACP award.
Meanwhile, there are people on TV, radio, movies, etc… who publicly call me a nigger every single day. They get on stages before large crowds and call my mothers, sisters and daughters “bitches,” with no remorse. They endorse enslaving my community to drugs for profit, and glorify murdering them as a show of masculinity. They sell ignorance to my young people while eroding the pillars of dignity forged from the blood and sacrifice of my ancestors.
So can someone please explain how they can allow these people into their homes, cars and parties, yet be so quick cast a stone at Mr. Sterling? In my opinion, the white who judges someone by the color of their skin instead of the content of their character, is no worse than the black who excuses the content of someone’s character, because of the color of their skin.