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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

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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

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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

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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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Former Judge Investigates Possible SJSU Hate Crime, Reflects On Mandela’s Legacy

Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell is leading an independent review of a recent incident on campus, where four white freshmen are accused of racially abusing an African-American dorm mate.

12/06/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Hate Crime Reports Decline In California In 2012

The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than a third over the last decade.

11/27/2013

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Campus Racism Documented On SJSU Campus 2-Years Ago

Two years before recent hate-crime allegations as San Jose State University, African-American students had reported incidents of racist treatment on campus to administrators in a study that was never published.

11/27/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Prosecutor Stands By Misdemeanor Charges For SJSU Students Accused Of Hate Crimes

While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.

11/26/2013

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

SJSU President Acknowledges Inadequate Response To Student Racial Harassment

San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.

11/25/2013

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