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State Assembly candidate Clarence Hunt. (CBS)

African-American Campaign Volunteers Claim Racial Profiling During East Bay Canvassing

Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.

06/02/2014

Massive firings of San Jose State University resident advisers is prompting one student to speak out while the school continues to investigate the campus' racial climate. (Eugene Zelenko/Creative Commons)

Former Resident Adviser Calls SJSU Mass Firings A PR Stunt

Eighteen resident advisers were fired last month by San Jose State University after a student and his parents filed a $5 million claim against the school for racial bullying.

05/19/2014

AY 19:  (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Sports, Race And Fallout From Donald Sterling’s Banishment From The NBA

This week, KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jan McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley specializing in the sociology of sport, family, race and ethnic relations, about the implications of the NBA handling of L.A. Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling.

05/12/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Bill Banning State Confederate Flag Sales Passes Assembly

California state government departments will be prohibited from selling or displaying items with an image of the Confederate flag under a bill that passed one house of the Legislature.

05/05/2014

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What To Avoid Doing On Cinco De Mayo So As Not To Be A Racially-Insensitive Jerk

As Cinco de Mayo celebrations become institutionalized into a beer and tequila drinking holiday on the level of St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of reminders to people to avoid racially-insensitive costumes and imagery while indulging in Mexican fare.

05/05/2014

Students march during an NAACP protest at San Jose State University, November 25, 2013. (Kiet Do/CBS)

3 Students Charged With Hate Crime Expelled From San Jose State University

San Jose State University has expelled three students accused of bullying their black roommate by putting a bike lock around his neck.

05/03/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Reportedly Battling Cancer

After receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA, multiple media outlets reported Thursday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer.

05/01/2014

Puff Daddy, Magic Johnson and Larry Ellison (credit: Getty Images)

No Shortage Of Potential New Owners For Los Angeles Clippers

From Oprah to Magic Johnson to Larry Ellison, there are many potential buyers who would be glad to take the L.A. Clippers off of Donald Sterling’s hands.

04/30/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Donald Sterling’s Uncomfortable Truth

In all the fury about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s ugly comments, and in all the backslapping about the NBA’s unprecedented sanctions, very little has been said about the uncomfortable truth of the matter: Donald Sterling is hardly the only American whose vision isn’t colorblind.

04/30/2014

Lexus of Concord. (CBS)

Concord Car Dealership Workers Allege Racial Harassment, Stealing Commissions In Lawsuit

Seven employees of an East Bay car dealership have filed a $21 million federal lawsuit, claiming racial harassment and wage theft took place.

04/29/2014

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