10 Things To Know About The Clippers Racism Scandal

NBA players and fans were shocked this past weekend when the Los Angeles Clippers became wrapped up in a disgusting scandal dealing with racist remarks made by their billionaire owner, Donald Sterling. 

In recently released audio tapes, Sterling, a business magnate, allegedly told his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, that he was uncomfortable with her posting pictures on Instagram posing with blacks. While Stiviano will not reveal where the tapes came from, her lawyers acknowledged that they are legitimate. Now, the NBA (and the country) is abuzz about the deplorable comments.

We're here to simplify the story for you. Here’s everything you need to know about the scandal: 


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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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