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Ebay Follows Walmart, Sears Banning Listings Of Confederate Flags Following

San Jose online auction site Ebay followed the lead of Walmart and Sears in taking a stance against the sales of Confederate flag items following the shooting of nine members of an historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

06/23/2015

Dave Chapelle - inset Rachel Dolezal (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images/CBS)

Comedian Dave Chappelle Says Blacks Should Keep Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal

In a commencement address, Dave Chappelle said blacks should go ahead and draft Rachel Dolezal. “I’m sure her rebuttal will be illuminating,” he said.

06/15/2015

A civil rights leader in Washington state is embroiled in a bizarre race controversy. Rachel Dolezal, who leads the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, is being accused of falsely portraying herself as black. Her own parents say she is misrepresenting "major portions of her life." (CBS)

NAACP Chapter President Outed As White By Her Parents; Mocked On Twitter

The head of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she’s white but has portrayed herself as black.

06/12/2015

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Australian Woman, Oregon Man Win Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon In San Francisco

Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle and Portland, Oregon’s Eric Lagerstrom won Sunday’s 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, a spokeswoman for the race said.

06/07/2015

A Renovo Motors Coupe at the 2015 Gumball3000 checkpoint in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza. (Photo: Gregg Rosenblum)

All-Electric Supercar Developed In Silicon Valley On Display At Gumball3000 Rally In San Francisco

An all-electric supercar developed in Silicon Valley was on display at the Gumball3000 rally event in San Francisco Wednesday.

05/29/2015

The 2015 Gumball3000 checkpoint in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza. (Photo: Gregg Rosenblum)

Gumball 3000 Rally Roars Into San Francisco

High-priced supercars and celebrities roared into San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza Wednesday night.

05/27/2015

The Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.  (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College Scholarships

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.

05/27/2015

Roberta poses for a photo during her Marathon tour of Paris. (CBS)

Roberta Explains Why Competing In Races Is The Best Way To Tour The World

I have been running marathons since 1996 and I love the journey. There is nothing like tossing my running shoes into my backpack, boarding a plane and seeing a new city by running through it!

05/26/2015

Bay To Breakers racers. (Credit, Randy Yagi)

11 Arrested During Bay To Breakers Race In San Francisco

Police arrested 11 people during Sunday morning’s Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco, police said.

05/17/2015

Participants run up Hayes Street Hill during the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

From Radio Alice: 6 Last-Minute Bay To Breaker Costume Ideas

The city’s biggest race is now over 100 years old, but it still seems like every year, participants get wackier and more naked and the race gets larger and busier. Here are some ideas for an easy way to join the fun.

05/15/2015

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