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NAACP LA Chief Quits Over Sterling Honor

Leon Jenkins says he wants to protect chapter's reputation

(Newser) - The NAACP president who planned to honor Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime achievement award—and said the organization could forgive his racist remarks —has decided to step down. "The legacy, history, and reputation of the NAACP is more important to me than the presidency," Leon... More »

NAACP: We Can 'Forgive' Donald Sterling

But only if 'those words don't reflect his heart'

(Newser) - The NAACP is still willing to work with Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling despite his alleged racist remarks, ABC News reports. Having denied him a lifetime achievement award over his comments (see here and here ), the organization held a press conference today where NAACP Los Angeles President Leon... More »

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