Billionaire NBA owner Mark Cuban sparks outrage after claiming ‘I would cross the street if I saw a black kid in a hoodie’.

Remarks: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has said he would cross the street if he saw 'a black kid in a hoodie' or 'a guy that has tattoos all over his face' while he spoke about bigotry at a conference

Outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban fended off social media criticism on Thursday for his ‘bigoted’ response when asked at a business conference to address the controversy over banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Overcoming bigotry requires acknowledging internal prejudices, Cuban said in a video-recorded interview shown on Wednesday at the GrowCo convention hosted by Inc magazine. ‘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,’ he said in the interview.

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