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It would appear Black History Month ended with February’s conclusion.

Not so for Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling.

In last Sunday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times, a full-page ad pictured Sterling next to Blake Griffin with a “Clippers Celebrate Black History Month” headline.  The ad’s short blurb describes an event, a March 2 Clippers game, where “In honor of Black History Month, the Clippers will admit 1,000 underprivileged children free.”

Maybe Sterling thought 2011 is a leap year, which could explain the ad’s Sunday publication.

In any case, Sterling does deserve a small measure of credit for deciding to give consideration to Black History Month.  After all, he could have decided not to do anything at all.

However, the timing and nature of the “honor” falls completely flat and reeks of insincerity.

The Clippers had 11 away games and only played two games at home the entire month of February, on the 2nd and 26th.  

Still, an unaccommodating game sc...

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