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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

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

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