Offensive

Loretta Sanchez

U.S. Senate Candidate Apologizes After ‘War Cry’ In Reference To Native Americans During Convention

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez is apologizing after a videotape surfaced showing her making a “whooping cry” in reference to Native Americans during a talk with constituents during the state Democratic Convention in Southern California this weekend.

05/17/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

(Twitter)

Clorox Apologizes After ‘Where’s The Bleach?’ Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially Insensitive

Clorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.

04/11/2015

(CBS SF)

Vulgar San Jose License Plate Overlooked By DMV’s Rigid Research Process

A driver spotted recently in San Jose is going to have to get a new license plate after caught sporting one of the foulest, most vulgar phrases in the Vietnamese language.

11/24/2014

Protest at Levi's Stadium

Native Americans March Outside 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium To Protest Redskins

A long line of Native Americans chanted as they marched to Levi’s Stadium before Sunday’s 49ers game.

11/23/2014

The brand logo on the Banh Shop website (Banh Shop)

‘Communist Star’ Logo Changed On Latest Yum Brands Chain After Outcry From Vietnamese Community

The parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC has apologized for the offensive branding of their latest restaurant chain, and promised to make changes immediately.

09/18/2014

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

Big Brother Houseguest, Aaryn (credit: Monty Brinton/CBS)

‘Big Brother’ Airs Contestants’ Offensive Remarks

Some of the controversial comments from season 15 contestants about race and sexual orientation were shown on Sunday’s episode…

07/08/2013