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Whittier Residents Shocked To Find KKK Fliers Scattered On Lawns

Police wouldn’t say what the message was, only that “there were no threats on the fliers, just KKK propaganda.”

06/28/2015

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Southern California Retailers Still Selling Confederate Flag In Wake Of South Carolina Shooting

Inside Big John’s Surplus in Riverside you’ll find all types of flags for sale, including the Confederate flag.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2015

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AT&T Fires President Over Racist Text, $100M Lawsuit Goes On

AT&T has confirmed that it has fired Aaron Slator, a president who became the subject of a $100 million discrimination lawsuit for using his work phone to send racially offensive images.

04/28/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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Coffee Talk On Race Relations Stirs Up Starbucks Backlash

The world’s most famous coffee shop is looking to stir up conversation about race relations.

03/18/2015

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Actress Daniele Watts Speaks To USC Students After Racial-Profiling Claim

Controversial actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines when she claimed to be the victim of racial profiling by police, spoke to law students at USC on Monday night.

11/03/2014

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Hawks Owner, Who Criticized Sterling, Will Sell Team Over His Own Controversial Email

Levenson said he wrote the email in an attempt “to bridge Atlanta’s racial sports divide.” Instead, he offered his divisive comments, including his theory that Hawks black fans kept white fans away.

09/07/2014

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Stiviano Sad Over Donald Sterling Ban, Lawyer Says

V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is “very saddened” by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn’t release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday.

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Clippers’ Rivers On Sterling Comments: ‘This Is A Very Emotional Subject, This Is Personal’

Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers spoke out Monday, giving a statement on behalf of the Clippers organization in light of the controversy surrounding the alleged racist comments of owner Donald Sterling.

04/28/2014

US President Barack Obama waves to the audience as he arrives to address young student leaders at the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Town Hall during a visit to University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur on April 27, 2014. Obama paid homage to Malaysia's moderate brand of Islam and picked his way through his hosts' contentious politics on April 27 on the latest leg of his Asian tour. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Addresses Clippers Owner Sterling’s Alleged Racist Comments

Thus far, the allegedly racist comments from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has triggered reactions from his players, his coach, former all-stars, and a number of public figures — including the President of the United States.

04/27/2014

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Clippers Turn Shirts Inside-Out In Silent Protest Against Sterling

The Clippers ran out of the tunnel for Game 4 of their first-round playoff series at Golden State on Sunday wearing their warm-up uniforms.

04/27/2014

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Assemblyman Wants To Prohibit Sale Of Confederate Flags In California

The ban would apply to property owned or operated by the state.

02/21/2014

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USC, UCLA Students Uniting Against Racism In Response To Offensive Flyer

The cross-town rivalry between UCLA and USC was put aside last night as Asian-American students gathered in solidarity to discuss a racist flyer that was distributed at both schools.

02/20/2014

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Critics Blast LA Band For ‘Racist’ Song About Asian Girls

Los Angeles band Day Above Ground is under fire for a new song about Asians that some are calling racist and offensive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2013

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Rev. Jackson Comes To Paula Deen’s Defense

The Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Los Angeles Friday to discuss voting rights issues.

06/28/2013

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