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11. Atlanta Hawks (17-14)

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2014

: Head coach Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers speaks to the press after facing the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers warms up before a game against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. (credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Paula Deen

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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Black Students Skip Classes After Racially Charged Graffiti Found At Agoura High School

Some students skipped classes Thursday morning after racially charged graffiti targeting African Americans was discovered on the walls of Agoura High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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Racist Graffiti, Death Threats Target Black Students At Agoura High School

Racist graffiti targeting African American students was discovered on walls at Agoura High School over the past few days.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

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Asian Americans Express Outrage Over ‘Racist’ City Of LA Department Of Public Works Video

Some Asian Americans expressed their outrage over a taxpayer-funded video mocking the Asian community at the city’s Board of Public Works meeting on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

Someone put this racist note in a black student's backpack. (credit: CBS)

College Student Considers Leaving School After Racist Note Is Placed In Backpack

A UC Irvine student says she is considering leaving the school after someone placed a racist note in her backpack.

05/10/2013

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LAPD To Question Officers About Racism In Wake Of Dorner Case

The Los Angeles Police Department is doing some soul searching on racism in the ranks.

CBS Los Angeles–03/19/2013

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Will Dorner’s Racism Allegations Damage The LAPD’s Image?

Civil rights attorney Connie Rice said relations between the LAPD and Angelenos could be damaged in the face of racism allegations against the department made by triple homicide suspect Christopher Dorner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2013

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