Saturday, May 3, 2014

Some Historical Perspective On Donald Sterling

On this date back in 1948, the Unites States Supreme Court ruled that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to minorities were legally unenforceable.  It may be hard to imagine for some of us that just 65 years ago this was an open legal question requiring a ruling of the Supreme Court. Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers now notorious for his racist remarks and alleged housing discrimination in his real estate business, was already 16 years old at the time.

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