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High Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act; CA Elections Chief Dismayed

A deeply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted enforcement of the federal government’s most potent tool to stop voting discrimination over the past half century, saying it does not reflect racial progress.

06/25/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

49ers Threatened With Suit Over Lack Of Minority Contractors At Stadium

Civil rights groups were threatening to sue the San Francisco 49ers because they claim minority-owned businesses were shut out the contracting process for the $1.2 billion Santa Clara stadium.

04/25/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

French Court Orders Twitter To Reveal Identities Of Racist Users

A court in France decided on Thursday that managers the social networking site Twitter must disclose any data they may have regarding racist or anti-Semitic users.

01/24/2013

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Rrazz Room Accuses SF Hotel Nikko Of Racism In Lawsuit Over Lease

Rrazz Entertainment, which ruins the Rrazz Room cabaret in San Francisco’s Hotel Nikko, is suing the hotel, alleging racism in the ending of the club’s lease, according to a published report.

12/12/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Redwood City School Employee Calls Black Student ‘Slave’; Father Files Lawsuit

The father of a black teenager has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the Redwood City school district because an employee called his son a slave.

10/31/2012

Leo Nocentelli (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Famed Guitarist Claims Racism Led To SF Hotel Check-In Flap

A world-renowned guitarist nominated for induction into the Rock-And-Roll Hall Of Fame was allegedly told he couldn’t put a credit card deposit on a San Francisco hotel room because he is black.

10/26/2012

A Romney/Ryan supporter at a campaign event in Ohio (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Campaign Drops Dog Whistle And Moves To Blatant Racism

Romney supporters, including his son Tagg, have moved away from dog whistle politics and are now engaging in outright disrespectful and racist campaigning.

10/18/2012

Actress Stacey Dash (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential Campaign

While it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?

10/15/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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