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Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California Prisons

A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.

07/23/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

Google published a breakdown of their workforce, showing a lack of diversity in the technology sector. (Source: Google)

Google Workforce Breakdown Shows White Males Dominate In Tech

Google released a breakdown of the demographics of its workforce for the first time Wednesday, showing its employees are predominantly white males.

05/28/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.

04/18/2014

Kwanzaa Candles (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Can White People Celebrate Kwanzaa And Other Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

Many questions surround Kwanzaa, a holiday celebrating the roots of African-American history. Here are answers to 10 of them.

12/24/2013

Scene of shooting in San Francisco's Western Addition on August 19, 2011. (CBS)

SF Police To Keep More Detailed Racial Data On Arrests

The San Francisco Police Department plans to classify all suspects by both race and ethnicity, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Wednesday, replacing a system which followed state guidelines to classify arrestees according to five racial categories.

09/13/2012

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara’s All White City Council Draws Fire

A lawsuit may soon be filed challenging Santa Clara’s all white City Council. In response, the city is forming a committee to see if changes need to be made to its city charter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara City Council Accused Of Being Too White For Too Long

In something of a legal shot over the bow, an attorney who specializes in civil rights has put Santa Clara on notice that he believes the City Council is violating state law.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/10/2011

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