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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

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors watches his team warm up before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Coach Says Fans Should Boycott Game 5 Over Sterling’s Comments

Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

04/29/2014

BAE shipyard in San Francisco. (CBS)

Black Workers From Bay Area Shipyard Allegedly Called ‘Aunt Jemima,’ N-Word Refuse Cash Settlement Requiring Silence

A San Francisco shipyard that gets big defense contracts with the Navy is now under fire for alleged racial harassment and discrimination.

04/29/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on from his seat during a game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Clippers Owner’s Bad Behavior Not Exactly New News

It is laughable to watch pundits far and wide demand action right now against the buffoon who’s owned the Los Angeles Clippers since 1981. He’s been an embarrassment pretty much since Day One. It doesn’t take much digging to find the long record of allegations against Sterling–or the things he’s said and done on the record.

04/28/2014

President Obama in Malaysia

Obama: Reported Comments By Sterling Were ‘Offensive, Racist’

President Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers are “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront.

04/27/2014

TMZ Front Page

NBA Investigates Alleged Racist Comments By Clippers Owner On Eve Of Playoff With Warriors

The NBA is investigating a report of an audio recording in which a man purported to be Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling makes racist remarks while speaking to his girlfriend.

04/26/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Task Force Issues Recommendations Over Alleged Hate Crimes In Dorm

A committee formed at San Jose State University after a black student said his white roommates racially harassed and tortured him has issued a set of recommendations to the school on how it can improve safety and diversity on campus.

04/18/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

SJSU Student Files $5M Claim Over Alleged Hate Crimes By Dorm Mates

An African-American San Jose State University student who said he was the victim of hate crimes by his dorm mates has filed a $5 million claim against the university and other parties.

03/21/2014

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

Bill Would Ban Sales Of Confederate Flags On California State Property

A bill introduced by a Democratic lawmaker would prohibit the sale of Confederate flags on California state property.

02/21/2014

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Controversial Black History Month Lunch Menu Prompts Concord School To Apologize

Officials at an East Bay private school are apologizing after a controversial lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month.

02/06/2014

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