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Racism & Protest in the NBA

The National Basketball Association this weekend launched an investigation into racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling. During Sunday's first round playoff match-up against the Golden State Warriors, Clippers players engaged in silent protest against the team's ownership. Kojo talks with former NBA player Etan Thomas about race and politics in professional basketball, where three quarters of the players are black, but the ownership remains mostly white.

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