Leon Jenkins, NAACP LA Chapter President, is said to have accepted multiple grants (and protection from the press) from the charitable foundation of Clippers owner, Donald Sterling (Source: NBA.com)

Leon Jenkins, NAACP LA Chapter President, is said to have accepted multiple grants (and protection from the press) from the charitable foundation of Clippers owner, Donald Sterling (Source: NBA.com)

*As the news of Clippers owner Donald Sterling‘s racism continues to take over America following racist remarks made on tape and published by TMZ this past weekend, the plot continues to thicken.

We have learned that the NAACP has snatched the Lifetime Achievement Award he was set to receive from them in an upcoming ceremony; which was scheduled prior to the racist rant, and justified by NAACP’s admission that Sterling had always been kind and given hundreds of game tickets to local school children in the community.

But now, we learn the civil rights organization was actually being financially supported by Sterling; accepting multiple grants over a period of several years from the Los Angeles Clippers owner, and even publicly defended Sterling even after some in the African-American community complained about his alleged racism.

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