Donald Sterling’s Punishment Not Too Harsh

Yesterday NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling would be fined $2.5 million and banned for life from the Clippers organization and the NBA for racist remarks he made to his girlfriend against black people. Most fans and owners have reacted positively and are pleased that the NBA Commissioner hasContinue reading “Donald Sterling’s Punishment Not Too Harsh”

My Grandfather and Civil Rights

American History is steeped in inequality. The tradition that all men are not created equal stems from a myriad of racial pedagogies, many deriving from the Puritan tradition. Ever since the Civil Rights Movement, America has attempted to purge racial social injustice and break patterns of inequality. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,Continue reading “My Grandfather and Civil Rights”