Sterling Controversy Shows Race to Be America’s Achilles Heel - Higher Education: I try very hard not to have knee jerk reactions to events that take place in our society. We should gather the facts about a matter before making a judgment.
Reputations and careers are ruined when false information is put out in the public domain. If we ran with every piece of hearsay and gossip that was out there, where would we be?
Reports surface almost daily about famous people from all walks of life being caught in compromising situations. There are publications that always will have a “hot headline” about someone of perceived importance.
I read both newspapers and review the Internet for current events and interesting stories. To that end, I’ve followed the story, which alleges that National Basketball Association team owner Donald Sterling made some comments about Black people that were based in bigotry.