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Donald Sterling’s apology: ‘I’m not racist’

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has issued an apology for racist remarks made during a recorded conversation with his former girlfriend V. Stiviano. On Sunday, Sterling apologized for the entire ordeal calling it a “terrible mistake.”

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Kim Kardashian expresses worries about racism, talks feelings before and after having biracial baby

Kim Kardashian is worried about racism. The reality star posted an essay on her website were she discusses how she felt about racism and discrimination before she had baby North with rapper Kanye West, and how she feels now:

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California Assembly passes bill that would ban the Confederate flag

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California state government departments will be prohibited from displaying or selling items that carry the Confederate flag. The state’s Assembly passed the bill Monday. 

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Racist tweet by New York Comptroller target Melissa Harris-Perry

An upstate New York politician referred to MSNBC news anchor Melissa Harris-Perry as a “damned dirty ape” on Twitter. The remark, made by Jim Coughlan, the Dutchess County controller and candidate for state Senate, was in response to remarks she made about child-rearing that upset many conservatives. 

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Lawsuit: black teacher mocked with minstrel show photos by students

An Arizona teacher has filed a lawsuit against the Tempe Union High School District after students at Ahwatukee’s Desert Vista High School racially discriminated against her.  The suit, filed by Cobb in February, came after a student posted a video to a social media site the month before. 

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White student: ‘I will never apologize for white privilege’

A white college student who doesn’t believe in the existence of racism or white supremacy wrote an essay about why he would never apologize for white privilege. Tal Fortgang says that he’s tired of being told to “check his privilege” by others at his college. Here’s an excerpt of the essay that was published in […]

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FBI Director: ‘we need better hate crime tracking’

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FBI director James Comey thinks that state and local law enforcement need to do a better job of tracking and reporting hate crimes so that the public can “fully understand what is happening in our communities, and how to stop it.” 

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Video: Hip-Hop responds to Donald Sterling comments

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Hip-Hop is responding to racist comments that are reportedly the words of LA Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling. Both Lil Wayne and Snoop dog have shared their feelings about Sterling and the LA Clippers in published videos:

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President Obama, Magic Johnson, NBA players respond to Donald Sterling comments

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Members of the National Basketball Association spoke out Sunday in response to racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The Clippers players staged a silent protest as they warmed up for an NBA playoff game, the players removed their warmup shirts bearing team logos. They also wore T-Shirts inside out with the […]

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Man finds noose hanging in workplace twice in one week

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A Houston area man says he found a noose hanging in his workplace not once, but twice in the same week. Jeremee Molo first noticed a noose hanging from a piece of equipment at Atlas Copco on Tuesday. 

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