Recent headlines on race

After a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/28/us/clippers-sterling-scandal/'>making racist remarks was released in April 2014</a>, he was <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/29/us/clippers-sterling-scandal/'>fined and banned</a> from NBA games for life. But he's not the only well-known figure who has served as a lighting rod for discussion on race and identity.

After a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks was released in April 2014, he was fined and banned from NBA games for life. But he's not the only well-known figure who has served as a lighting rod for discussion on race and identity.