UCLA Cancels $3-Million Research Gift from Sterling Foundation

Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times, April 29, 2014

UCLA will return $425,000 recently donated by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation for kidney research and will cancel an agreement that would have brought Sterling’s gift to $3 million over seven years, the university announced Tuesday.

The university also denied Sterling’s previous boasts that his donation and pledge were supposed to lead UCLA to name a lab after him and his wife.

“Mr. Sterling’s divisive and hurtful comments demonstrate that he does not share UCLA’s core values as a public university that fosters diversity, inclusion and respect. For those reasons, UCLA has decided to return Mr. Sterling’s initial payment of $425,000 and reject the remainder of a $3-million pledge he recently made to support basic kidney research by the UCLA Division of Nephrology,” UCLA spokeswoman Carol Stogsdill said in a statement.

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  • D.B. Cooper

    Take the high road, UCLA. The less money your racist school has, the better.
    You would think someone as old as Sterling should realize that he can give away his entire $1,900,000,000 to help blacks, and he will always be an evil racist.
    To top things off, Sterling, you don’t even have the respect of real racists like me.

    • MBlanc46

      I’d be glad to take whatever UCLA doesn’t want. I’d even name something after the guy.

      • I’m glad they are returning his money, and glad too they didn’t give the money to the United Negro College Fund. A waste is a terrible thing to mind.

        • Oil Can Harry

          When the NAACP were asked why they won’t return Sterling’s money thet replied “Cuz it already be spent and hookers don’t give no refunds!”

          • tlk244182

            That’s a good point. NAACP should return the money, too.

          • Reverend Bacon

            Yes but you can be damn sure that his scheduled “lifetime achievement award” (his second) will be canceled.

        • Laura Dilworth

          he has sent kids to college per naacp donations

    • c684570

      He has a bit of my respect for this.

    • Greg Thomas

      This proves the diversity cult and those who subscribe to it are mentally ill. UCLA could have just as easily decided to keep the money, under the guise of to doing good with something that had been initially tainted with “racism.” However, towing the PC line in the name of diversity is apparently more important.

    • In a sane world, universities would regard themselves as institutes of higher learning, rather than political agencies. Unfortunately, we have been collectively deported to Retardistan.

  • Nevsky

    This whole “crisis” over a private phone conversation shows how bloody infantile we’ve become.

    • baldowl

      What’s this “we” crap?

  • DaveMed

    Interestingly enough, diabetes (which often progresses to kidney disease) affects Blacks more than Whites.

    Your loss, NAACP.

    • CJ Haze

      Someone needs to get diabetes to a diversity seminar, stat.

  • It has been said here in this space several times in the past that if Jared Taylor found the cure for cancer, nobody would want it.

    Now we have as close as we may ever get to proof that that is right.

    • c684570

      Shame. Jared is a wonderful human being.

      • Juggernaut3000

        Good thing Louis Pasteur isn’t developing a vaccination for polio today and found to be anti-gay.

  • MBlanc46

    Whenever I hear expressions like “core values”, I practically lose my lunch.

  • watson800

    Hysteria. He didn’t try to hurt anyone, he tried to tell his girlfriend in private not to publicize her pictures with other men. When she explained that one of the guys had light skin, it didn’t matter to him and he wanted her to remove all the pictures. That was the crux of what he wanted.

    • Urbane Neanderthal

      While you’re correct, he didn’t harm anyone physically, his comments reflect badly upon the Jewish run NBA. That is a threat to the finances of the league and many of it’s Jewish team owners.

      That is why Adam Silver the Jewish commissioner of the NBA has to (at least publicly) destroy Sterling, to keep the money flowing.
      From tickets and TV fees to the sale of Nike’s Kobe, Lebron shoes and other lines of merchandise to the blacks the money is the bottom line.

      It ain’t white people paying $200 for a pair of ugly Nikes

      • watson800

        Yep, you are right. I think the Jewish leadership wants this swept away as quickly as possible. You are dead right about that and he as an individual will be sacrificed. Also, right again on the comments of big business. And the Nike shoes I also thought were ugly. LOL

      • ThomasER916

        But White people do pay. It’s called taxes. White tax money pays for all of this Negrotude.

        • Juggernaut3000

          Now if only we could get White people to stop supporting the NBA. This whole thing could be over by the end of the season… along with the NBA.

          • Laura Dilworth

            isn’t that punishing the white players?

      • c684570

        Would this really hurt the league so much though?

        • Urbane Neanderthal

          Yes, it already has.

          “So far, major consumer companies like Mercedes-Benz, CarMax, and Virgin America have terminated their Clippers sponsorships, and others including State Farm, Kia Motors, and Sprinthave suspended advertising following remarks attributed to Sterling in recordings posted online….These team-specific sponsorships that the Clippers lost would play into that revenue-sharing system,” said Alicia Jessop, a sports law professor at the University of Miami. “Because they’re gone, that means that less money goes into the revenue-sharing system, which means less money for the other 29 teams.”

      • watson800

        There is a second reason Jewish leaders wanted this flame extinguished quickly. Sterling, in the uncensored audio talked about the racism in Jewish culture and racism in Israel. The original tape that was released by TMZ was censored. But eventually the full tape was released exposing Jewish racism. That is the bigger story, but the Jewish leadership will reverse it and make it a story about Sterling. I think Sterling is going to fight this with a lawsuit. He has silent on this and that usually means he is working with lawyers planning a fight.

        • Urbane Neanderthal

          Indeed, I alluded to the “blacks being treated like dogs in Israel” comment above.

          I don’t think he will fight though, David Geffen (Jew) and Larry Ellison (Jew) have already have already come forward expressing an interest in purchasing the team.
          Sterling stepped in a pile and the league has to clean it up, but the tribe will take him by paying a fair price for the team, and I believe he will go quietly.

        • tlk244182

          Cool. Pass the popcorn.

      • Those really are hideous-looking shoes. One never sees white guys over the age of 30 wearing anything so trashy.

  • MekongDelta69

    There go those magic words again – diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

    I have NEVER seen such a large portion of White people literally grovel at the feet of such an underserving bunch.

    Hell – (excluding leftists), I’ve NEVER seen White people grovel at the feet of anybody

    • Juggernaut3000

      Have you seen Boehner lately?

  • So CAL Snowman

    Apologies to all of the victims suffering from kidney disease, but the emotions of black people are far more important to us than your well being.
    Sincerely,
    UCLA

    *So when are the UCLA administrators going to stop using automobiles? After all, Henry Ford was an anti-semite. I would also like the administration at UCLA to stop speaking in English because English is the language of White oppression.

    • MooTieFighter

      ironically, blacks suffer kidney disease disproportionately more than any other ethnicity.

  • Svigor

    Now here’s leftism in a nutshell:

    AIDS, the homosexual’s disease, sucks vast amounts of cash away from real killers like cancer, because homosexuals can’t be bothered to change their lifestyle pattern of sodomizing everything that moves.

    The United Negro College Fund has already announced it WON’T be giving back Sterling’s money. The NAACP was about to give Jewish Oligarch Sterling (nee Tokowitz) its humanitarian of the year award because of all the cash he’d donated.

    But the cancer researchers at UCLA just gotta give back the 3 million. God forbid anyone save a few lives with a racist’s money.

    FFS, America is dying, and seems determined to deserve it.

    • Juggernaut3000

      I read where the Simon Wiesenthal center will keep Sterling’s large donation but donate it to anti-white causes. Big deal, same organization gets the money.

    • Laura Dilworth

      the la naacp leader stepped down

  • 4321realist

    He could send every rabid leftist geek’s head spinning if he donated the money instead to the KIu Klux Klan.

    • Alexandra1973

      Imagine the backlash from such an action…can you say popcorn and pay-per-view?

  • sbuffalonative

    UCLA is willing to let kidney patients suffer and die so as not to offend blacks and blacks are happy with that.

    The feelings of the black man are more important than the lives and suffering of sick people.

    • ThomasER916

      DIEversity is White Genocide.

  • dd121

    I didn’t know money had a political bias. I just thought it was all green.

    • Some money is apparently not green enough for the perpetually-aggrieved. If someone offered me $3 million, I would be very happy, and sing their praises to the hills.

  • OhWow

    Anti-black racism is now seen as more important than dying patients and our laws themselves. Know what I tell them? GET OVER IT. As long as blacks act like cowardly, ignorant children they will be treated as such.

  • Urbane Neanderthal

    Wow, Gene Block the chancellor of UCLA is Jewish, what a shock.

    The tribe really doesn’t like it when one of their own reveals how many of them feel about blacks.

    • RisingReich

      Only Whitey is supposedly evil and raycis. In reality, Jews fill both of those shoes very well.

  • Berkeley Guy

    This man is being presumed guilty of some crime (if it even is a crime, it involves a personal conversation) until proven innocent. Upside-down thinking.

    UCLA does not foster diversity of thought. Nor do they even foster representation of different races–affirmative action was defeated by Asians, probably with the help of whites.

    People can be made to shut up about their beliefs or opinions through fear and media tactics, but only public debate about these issues will ever change anyone’s actual beliefs or opinions. I would like to know if a representative from UCLA has interviewed this man, to discover the truth of his bias. Maybe I am wrong, but taking at face value the reports from mainstream media–and especially the implicit biases of said media corporations–can be dangerous.

  • shawnmer

    It is clearly preferrable that people die before medical research money is accepted from a – shudder! – “racist.”
    Lordy …

    • GenX Antipodean

      Anti-racists often use the “would you take an *organ, blood transfusion or medical treatment from a non white” argument to diffuse and show how irrational ‘racists’ are.
      I guess that rationale is not a two way street.

      *Don’t bother going off on the non whites donate organs at a proportionally lower rate argument, because you end up getting accused of being pathologically racist, with the onus on you to provide the evidential data{that no one will look at} with the end defense ending up that non-whites don’t donate because of White racism. The old anti-racist Ouroboros argument i.e. non whites preform or are under/over represented disproportionately because of White racism, even after removing Whites from the equation for two decades, it’ll still end up being the legacy of White racism somehow {never mind that high IQ minorities seem to be immune to these same quandaries}.

      More proof to me that we’re both different sides of the same coin, I know personally that anti-racism antics just fuels my ‘racism’.
      Wouldn’t part of living in a race free world mean never bringing race up ever and letting the chips fall where they may? I mean if we’re all equal, where’s the problem?

      But back to the subject at hand, so they can’t take this racist Afro, Hispanic Jew’s money to potentially save big eyed minority babies.
      I didn’t know that money knew where it came from, apparently nothing good can ever come from a racist, because this money was made from the sweat of black labor, slave labor I think they’re implying, because turning young blacks into multi-millionaires is somehow exploitative.
      It’s another “damned if you do….” scenario, it seems you can do nothing right with blacks, give them an opportunity you’re exploiting them, deny them an opportunity and you’re a bigot keeping them out of some club.

      Funnily though, we Whites can never suggest the inevitable separation conclusion for the predictable reaction, we have to wait until our newly empowered over lords suggest it, before the notion is even allowed to be discussed.
      Words ought to be colorblind too, yet two peoples can utter the same thing and one will be racist, the other will be immune from criticism, how is that not racist itself?

      This has been big news in the Southern Hemisphere for the last four days too, with our media pundits have naively commented that it’s ironic that a ‘racist’ owns/owned a NBA team. Again wouldn’t someone who’s associated with blacks for 30+ years know more about black behavior than someone who’s barely two decades old? An 80 year old billionaire isn’t going to be a unintelligent man.

      I didn’t even think that his comment was that disrespectful considering it was made in private, I mean calling them “black people” instead a slur has a connotation of respect about it. If this is one of the biggest slights those black American millionaires have had made against them, man they don’t know how good they’ve got it.

  • shawnmer

    I suppose it’s too much to ask that an octogenarian billionaire with absolutely nothing to lose comes out at a preference conference and says:

    “Yes, I said it, I meant it, and no, I’m not paying a dam* dime of this fine, and no I’m not selling this team. I will watch it become a money-losing shell and claim the losses on my taxes. Now all of you **** off!”

    • Juggernaut3000

      Looks like that is exactly what Sterling is doing now…http(colon)//buzz(dot)io/6012/donald-sterling-to-sue-nba-for-1-7-billion/

      He’s not going down alone. I hope he practices the scorched earth policy he’s been known for and the NBA takes a righteous beating.

      • shawnmer

        Good! I doubt it goes anywhere but it’s refreshing to at least see some dam* body fight back!

      • Grantland

        He’ll have a stroke or a heart attack before the month is out.

  • Nancy Thomas

    Well great! That makes up for the fine from the NBA!

  • Nancy Thomas

    Exactly, all of us have to live in fear of Tom Cruse and the pre-crime unit.

  • Dave4088

    Someone should tell Sterling that his money would still be could with pro-white groups.

    • GenX Antipodean

      Yeah, I guessing the NAACP will have no such moral hindrances in turning this representable old racist’s money into something ‘good’.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    So he keeps $3M but has to pay a fine of $2.5M to the NBA…sounds like $500K of profit to me. I hope he uses it to fight the team sale in court, drag this out for as long as possible.

    • TXCriollo

      I talked to my lawyer buddy, the nba can do what it feels is its best interest but cannot force someone to sell their property. He owns the team it is his property the only thing the nba can so is look out for them. This is gonna get ulgy

      • Juggernaut3000

        It already is. Never interfere when your enemies are in the process of destroying each other.

        • TXCriollo

          I dont plan to, I have never been a fan of the nba. After the whole need to wear a suit to a game fiasco I was done

  • Groovy

    Sterling, pay your fine with the money

  • wildfirexx

    It’s amazing when some tycoon privately mentions, that he doesn’t approve of his girlfriend hanging out with black dudes, it’s becomes a national news story…but when white women are constantly raped by black predators, it barely makes the local news!
    This truly has become an insane society when they put a little prejudice, above a racial hate crime!

  • Brian

    Gawd. Even his money is tainted with Ye Old Raycist Stink. How many kidney failure sufferers will be hurt by this pigheadedness?

    • Людмил Иванов

      Everything is politics for marxists, death is a meager price to pay. It’s as if they’re not human.

  • WR_the_realist

    Let us all remember the full extent of Donald Sterling’s “racism”. He didn’t want his girl friend posting pictures on the internet of herself with black men. Not one black man suffered injury, lost his job, or was denied his constitutional rights by this.

    • Juggernaut3000

      Wonder if Chris Paul will give back the $18 million Sterling pays him.

  • Chip Carver

    We all know the aggrieved blacks have nothing but the highest regard for whites, and never, ever slight us when speaking privately amongst themselves.

    OK, OK, I meant they don’t speak poorly about us in English. They jabber in ebonics.

    I wish I could hear some of the private conversations between Prez O and Eric “don’t go there buddy,” Holder.

  • Urbane Neanderthal

    $3 million returned from UCLA which coincidentally has a Jewish Chancellor.

    A $2.5 million dollar fine for Sterling which according to Jewish NBA Commissioner will be given to charity.

    Hmmm this ain’t going to cost Sterling a dime, Jews take care of their own.

    David Geffen and Larry Ellison (Jews) are interested in buying the Clippers.

    Interesting.

    • NoMosqueHere

      Tell that the the jews who lived in Gaza, who were thrown out of their homes which were given to PLO/Hamas terrorists. Who threw them out? Jews.

      • Urbane Neanderthal

        Do you mean the Jews who were offered free housing if they moved voluntarily from Gaza or the Jews who were offered $202,000 PER acre compensation for the land they farmed in Gaza?

        Or do you mean the Jews who refused government orders to vacate Gaza and were compensated for their homes and businesses anyway after the eviction?

        “A majority of the settlers have accepted a compensation package from the government in return for leaving Gaza. An average family can expect to receive the equivalent of $150,000 to $400,000 in compensation, depending on house size, the number of children and length of residence in the occupied territories. On top of that, there are removal expenses, two years free rent and redundancy compensation. Many of the settlers are already beneficiaries of government subsidies for settling the land.”

        Jews take care of their own.

        • NoMosqueHere

          In the US, under Eminent Domain doctrine, property owners are entitled to receive fair compensation for their property. But many of the Gaza refugees are homeless and broke; and Gaza is now occupied by muslim jihadists. Is that taking care of your own?

          • Urbane Neanderthal

            Back up your claim that Jewish settlers evicted from Gaza are “homeless and broke” because they were evicted with factual sources.
            After that back up your implication that the settlers were not compensated fairly at $202,000 an acre for the land.

    • Don’t watch or support organized team sports. The last athlete I watched was Austrian skier, Ingemar Stenmark. I skied downhill back then. My mother was amazing at it. I don’t have the coordination down my left side for that anymore, but I ski cross-country. The key to skiing is to learn control, because if you go down, you still need to be in relative control. I’m afraid of heights, but I liked big jumps in the 30 foot range, precisely because I was in control.

      Whey anyone would pay their hard-earned money or waste their time watching a bunch of African’ts bounce a ball around is a complete mystery to me.

      • Urbane Neanderthal

        I’ll admit to an occasional bout of watching the red necks chase each other around a circle at 200mph, but other than that low brow dalliance I’d rather watch paint dry than see the NBA, NFL, etc.

  • model1911

    Would UCLA return the money if the research project it funded was to cure Sickle Cell Anemia, or AIDS? What to do?.What to do?

  • mobilebay

    Seems like a prime example of cutting off your nose to spite your face. Those depending on kidney research to cure one of the killer disease won’t care whose money it is. Is this really necessary?

  • Moe

    This isn’t over yet. Not by a long shot. The NBA could reap millions here, in dollars for ‘education’ against racism, in promoting more blacks to managers and seeking out black team owners. In demanding that black disadvantaged yoots get prime seats to games and new b-ball courts and facilities etc etc.

  • Juggernaut3000

    Not like blacks have far MORE kidney disease than Whites, they do. That makes UCLA racist. UCLA hates black people.

    What sort of remark could I use to get my money back from the IRS?

  • Kristin

    Can’t Topovich, or “Sterling”- whatever his name is- just refuse to pay that so called fine? Who enforces it? The basketball commission?? Something else is behind this, but either way if I were him I would tell them to kiss my tuchas (how do you spell that yid word)

  • They’re calling Sterling racist even though his escort girl is half hispanic and half black. Blacks that hate everybody else on this earth, except other blacks, calling him racist.

  • Steven

    Couple of facts here –

    Sterling paid almost $3 million in a housing discrimination case
    ( he didn’t want to rent to Blacks or Latinos, only Koreans.
    He felt the first group would bring down the property value as the police would be around).

    So, the time for the NBA to get rid of him was then for discrimination, but back then…
    Clippers were not a valuable team.

    Now, the big set up.

    Sterling has a mistress ( no law against that) and everything is cool as long as she is his arm candy at games. He gives her cars, apt, and money.

    Wife finds out. Sues mistress as it is illegal to give away community property in California without both parties consent.

    Mistress vows to “Get even”. But for her, get even just means “get $$$$.

    She hooks up with Magic ( who has the HIV virus) and who Sterling objects to vehemently as he doesn’t want to seem to be cuckold in public.

    Magic gets his group together to buy the Clippers and she releases the tape.

    • watson800

      It was in Koreatown area that he allegedly would only rent to Koreans.
      That really isn’t outrageous.
      He gave her a lot of money: 1.8 million dollar house, 2 Bentleys, Ferrari.
      So the wife who is technically still married to him (divorce pending) said that is illegal.
      But she sued gf for embezzlement, etc (weak lawsuit), when the wife really should have sued her husband (from a logical standpoint) for giving away community property.
      But how did the tapes get release? And did the gf really set him up? It appears so, yeah, but facts aren’t really known.

  • Steven

    Actually, the folks dying of kidney disease do need $ to support research for a cure.

  • The more people try to hurt this guy, the more I like him ..

  • r j p

    Kidney disease is a black disease:

    While African Americans make up about 13 percent of the population, they account for 32 percent of the people with kidney failure in the United States. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the leading causes of kidney failure among African Americans.

    nkdep(dot)nih(dot)gov/learn/are-you-at-risk/race-ethnicity(dot)shtml

  • Here is some real racist

  • Bill

    Now, if the IRS would start returning racists’ money, things would be a-okay.

  • Juggernaut3000

    They’ll drum up some other anti-White cause to destroy Whites and fill their coffers.

    When it gets too “hot” for them in the U.S., and they’re done looting the American people, they’ll decamp for Israel and continue to “guilt” Germany into sending billions of dollars and military equipment as a form of Holocaust reparations. At some point, hopefully, the Germans will say enough.

    Jews are perpetual victims and great revisionists of history for all time and they’ll milk it until the end of time.