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Mark Cuban is not backing down.

Speaking to Inc. magazine about the racist comment made by Donald Sterling over the past few weeks, along with the decision by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to ban the 80-year old for life, the Dallas Mavericks owner said the league is setting a dangerous precedent.

Does it really want to take action against executives for their words and thoughts?

"We're all prejudiced in one way or another," Cuban said. "If I see a black kid in a hoodie and it's late at night, I'm walking to the other side of the street.

"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. "

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When he's not busy getting arrested, George Zimmerman is honing his skills at painting, a hobby that's already proven lucrative for the former neighborhood watchman.

Zimmerman, who sold his first painting on eBay for $100,000 (seriously) is at it again, and his latest work zeroes in on a key figure in the Trayvon Martin case.

The woman who charged him with second-degree murder, Special Prosecutor Angela Corey, is shown in bright red and yellow, her fingers pinched.

George Zimmerman Painting

The caption of George Zimmerman's new painting, in all caps, says it all:

"I have this much respect for the American judicial system - Angie C."

It's an artistic depiction of a much-reprinted photo of Corey from the news conference when she charged Zimmerman with the murder of Trayvon Martin.

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At Sunday night's American Music Awards, Seattle duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Favorite Rap / Hip Hop Album for their indie smash The Heist.

Since they’re currently on tour, the two appeared via satellite from Miami, Fla., where they were performing and put on a spirited rendition of "Can't Hold Us."

Watch the guys (and their horn section) do their thing:

In his acceptance speech, the rapper known for his strong views on gay marriage with his anthem "Same Love," turned serious discussing another matter:

“Now that I’m sitting here in front of millions of people, I would like to address something extremely important to me," the 30-year-old said.

"I was talking to my friend before the show and he reminded me of a great Martin Luther King quote. He said, ‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’"

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Good news, Julianne Hough: You no longer have the most offensive Halloween costume.

Not by a long, long, long shot.

In a photo that's gone viral, two young men are dressed as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman for this year's holiday, with one donning a "Neighborhood Watch" shirt and the other wearing a black mask and blood-stained sweatshirt.

Really. We're not making this up:

According to the Smoking Gun, the costumed gentlemen are residents of Florida, where the George Zimmerman murder case took place.

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In a new interview with JET, Chris Brown compares himself to Trayvon Martin and says that Jay Z, despite his own shady past, gets a pass from the media.

The star, claiming shared experiences with Martin, says, “I identify with Trayvon 100 percent as far as living in 2013 and still dealing with blatant racism.”

“This generation is so used to racism that it’s normal; we don’t care. We aren’t on drugs or catching AIDS, but they still look at us as n--gas,” Brown adds.

Chris Brown JET Cover

As for his reputation, the singer claims he's unfairly singled out.

“No disrespect, because I’m a fan, but nobody brings up the fact that [Jay Z] stabbed somebody and sold drugs,” observes Brown. “He gets a pass.”

Regardless of how you feel about that comparison, Brown’s anger issues are well-documented, and he says he's worked hard to overcome them:

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is ripping another case straight from the headlines, and there has never been a more controversial one than this subject:

Trayvon Martin.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Cast

The NBC procedural, now in its 15th season, is currently filming an episode that looks to be inspired by one of the biggest legal stories in recent memory.

According to reports, Cybill Shepard has been tasked to play a vigilante-like character who is charged with murdering a black teenager named Mehcad.

Arrested Development's Jeffrey Tambor plays her lawyer, and a scene filmed yesterday involved a protest not unlike those seen during George Zimmerman's trial.

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Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is honoring slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin again, this time posing with his two young sons in hoodies on the cover of Ebony.

Dwyane Wade Ebony Cover

Wade has been outspoken throughout the complex, polarizing case that recently ended with the even more controversial George Zimmerman verdict.

He wrote messages on his shoes in honor of Martin when the story first gathered attention in 2012, and organized a team photo of the Heat in hoodies.

Wade is one of Ebony's four cover photos. The others include Spike Lee and his son, actor Boris Kodjoe and his son, and Martin's parents and brother.

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George Zimmerman got away with the murder of Trayvon Martin ... so says one of the jurors that acquitted him earlier this month in the controversial trial.

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Juror B29 told ABC she favored convicting Zimmerman of second-degree murder when deliberations began amongst the six-member, all-women jury.

"I was the juror that was going to give them a hung jury," she said.

"I fought to the end."

Why'd she cave? Because under Florida law, she says there wasn't enough proof to convict the 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer.

"George Zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from God," she said. "At the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions to deal with."

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Ted Nugent takes exception to Stevie Wonder's proposed boycott of Florida due to the recent George Zimmerman verdict ... to put things mildly.

The rocker, who previously lauded the jury's decision and what he called the true lesson of the verdict, says he finds Wonder's idea "brain-dead."

"You've got to be kidding me," he said.

Nugent's argument is two-fold:

  1. Zimmerman acted in self-defense and did absolutely nothing wrong.
  2. People single out Martin yet neglect countless, real murder victims.

"So 700 black people, mostly young children and young people were slaughtered in Chicago last year by black people, and not a peep out of Stevie Wonder."

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Former U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-FL) is weighing in on remarks made by President Obama about Trayvon Martin's death. And he's not impressed.

West, Obama

Obama said Martin could have been him 35 years ago, and that African-Americans view the case "through a set of experiences and a history that doesn't go away."

West was turned off by Obama attempting to insert himself into the case:

"I believe it comes back to being a respectful young man and maybe that's something that was missing out of President Obama and Trayvon Martin's life."

"But to try to [make this] a personal experience is just absolutely horrific."

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