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(credit: Mount Vernon Mayor's Office)

Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount Vernon

Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.

03/07/2014

An NFL official reaches for a penalty flag during a preseason game between the Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on August 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Palladino: Penalizing Racial Slurs A Good Step For NFL

Emphasizing respect never hurt the quality of any sport. The players will be fine. Their dictionaries have plenty of other words to choose from.

02/24/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Teens Hurled Racial Slurs In Brooklyn Beating

Three teenage boys and a 12-year-old girl were arrested in connection with an attack in Brooklyn last week, in which a published report said racial slurs were hurled by the alleged assailants.

10/20/2013

Paula Deen (Jason Merritt/Getty Images Entertainment)

Paula Deen Apologizes Again During Emotional Television Interview

Deen didn’t mince words, saying she is not a racist in her first public appearance since whipping the nation into a frenzy over controversial statements she made about African-Americans.

06/26/2013

Racial Slurs Spray Painted In Mastic Beach (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Racial Slurs Spray-Painted On Mastic Beach Fence, Boat

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case.

06/26/2013

Paula Deen in NYC June 21,2013 to shoot video apology regarding use of racial slurs (Twitter)

Paula Deen Issues Video Apology Regarding Past Use Of Racial Slurs

The celebrity cook and television personality was in New York on Friday, where she recorded an apology that later appeared on YouTube in connection with her admitted past use of racial slurs.

06/21/2013

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Report: Retired FDNY Dispatcher Created Racially Charged Blog

A retired FDNY dispatcher was in the headlines Sunday over a blog that reportedly included numerous racial slurs and rants.

04/07/2013

Fordham University

Students Surprised By Racial Slurs Found On Fordham University Property

Fordham University is trying to get to the bottom of a series of alleged hate crimes. The most recent incident involved a racial slur discovered by a janitor in a bathroom in Goupil Hall on the Bronx campus.

03/05/2012