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Karen Speitel made controversial comments on Facebook many people found racist and offensive. (credit: Silver Lake Neighborhood Council)

Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Member Resigns After Facebook Posts Many Found Racist

Speitel wrote: “I’ve been in LA a loooong time and the distruction I see all over is from Mexicans.”

05/07/2015

Former AT&T President Aaron Slator attends Variety's Spring 2014 Entertainment and Technology Summit at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey on May 5, 2014 in Marina del Rey, California.  (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Variety)

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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USC Running Back Quits Team After Calling Head Coach ‘A Racist Man’

A University of Southern California senior running back quit the football team Thursday, just days before their home opener, after calling the team’s head coach a racist on social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

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Lakers HOF, Ex-Clipper GM Elgin Baylor: Now They Know What Donald Sterling Is Like

For the first time, Lakers Hall of Famer and ex-Clippers GM Elgin Baylor speaks out about his former boss Donald Sterling.

05/07/2014

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Exclusive: LAPD Officer Caught On Tape Allegedly Making Racist Comments

An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly was recorded getting into an argument with a group of African-American men and slinging racial slurs and now some officers and city officials want to know why he hasn’t been fired.

05/07/2014

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Woman At Center Of Sterling Controversy Insists She Was No Mistress

She said she loved him, “like a father figure.”

05/02/2014

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NAACP To Return Donations From Clippers Owner Over Comments Controversy

The Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP will return donations Clippers owner Donald Sterling has made to the organization in response to alleged racist remarks he made in a recorded conversation.

04/28/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Magic Johnson Suggests Donald Sterling Should Sell Clippers After Alleged Racist Remarks

He’s been controversial for decades. Clippers owner Donald Sterling now faces more trouble — a nationwide firestorm over racist comments he allegedly made in a recorded phone call with his girlfriend.

04/26/2014

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Local Black Chef, Paula Deen Friend Rushes To Her Defense

An African-American woman who lives in the Southland is rushing to Paula Deen’s defense even as the celebrity chef lost more business partners Thursday.

06/28/2013

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Michael Clarke Duncan’s Family Says Racists Desecrated His Grave

“Green Mile” actor Michael Clarke Duncan’s grave was desecrated by racists, according to TMZ.com.

05/24/2013

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Rodeo Clown Stirs Controversy After Making Racist Joke About First Lady

A rodeo clown didn’t leave many people laughing in San Luis Obispo County this past weekend when he made a racist joke about first lady Michelle Obama.

09/18/2012

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City Council OKs Resolution Urging Media To Curb ‘Racist, Sexist Slurs’

The City Council has approved a resolution calling on local TV and radio stations to limit any “racist” and “sexist” comments on their broadcasts.

03/22/2012

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Hateful Graffiti Left Outside UCLA Students’ Westwood Apartment

A hate crime investigation was underway Tuesday night near the UCLA campus after someone wrote anti-Mexican and sexist slurs Monday on the door of a student’s off-campus apartment.

02/28/2012

Controversial commentator Pat Buchanan has been dumped by MSNBC. (credot: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images News)

MSNBC Dumps Controversial Commentator Pat Buchanan

MSNBC dropped conservative commentator Pat Buchanan on Thursday, four months after suspending him following the publication of his latest book.

02/16/2012

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Cashier Fired For Receipts Labeled ‘Ching’, ‘Chong’ At OC Chick-fil-A

A cashier at a fast food restaurant in Irvine has been fired after insulting two Asian customers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/13/2011

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