• Cuban acknowledges own prejudices, bigotry

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 22, 2014
    "In this day and age, this country has really come a long way putting any type of bigotry behind us, regardless of who it's toward," Cuban said Wednesday. Other than the apology to the Martin family, those tweets largely echoed Cuban's comments from the original interview, when he acknowledged having his own prejudices and bigotries and emphasized the importance of evolving as a society on such issues. Cuban made the apology Thursday afternoon and elaborated on his thoughts expressed during an interview Wednesday with Inc. Cuban's comments come at a particularly sensitive time for the NBA, which is the midst of trying to force Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell his team after he made racially charged comments on an audiotape. And if on that side of the street, there's a guy that has tattoos all over his face white guy, bald head, tattoos everywhere I'm walking back to the other side of the street.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Cuban apologizes to Martins, defends words

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized to the family of slain South Florida teenager Trayvon Martin for referencing "a black kid in a hoodie" during a controversial, nuanced discussion about prejudices and bigotries.
    Source: ESPN.com

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