racism

Summit High School (CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: North Plainfield H.S. Football Players Say They Were Racially Taunted With Bananas

Players from a New Jersey high school football team with a largely African-American makeup said members of another team taunted them racially before a game this past weekend.

09/15/2014

Mark Cuban (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mavs Owner Mark Cuban: ‘We’re All Prejudiced’ In Some Way

In a candid video interview with Inc., Mark Cuban gave an honest — some would say too honest — take about his thoughts on bigotry.

05/22/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Sterling Deserved What He Got, And Silver Played It Perfectly

In a totally opposing and refreshing way, Silver went from wide-eyed newbie to avatar of justice. There’s a new sheriff in town, and an old, angry man on his way out.

04/30/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Goodbye, Donald: Clippers Owner Sterling Banned For Life

The rebuke, which came three days after the scandal broke, is the harshest penalty ever issued by the league and one of the stiffest punishments ever given to an owner in professional sports.

04/29/2014

Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

James Dolan (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)

Dolan Comes Out In Full Support Of NBA Commissioner’s Ruling On Sterling

Count Knicks owner James Dolan as one who thinks the NBA got things right on Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors’ Coach Jackson Urges Fans To Boycott Game 5 In Los Angeles

Jackson said players have families to worry about and are getting paid to be there but fans “cannot allow someone with these feelings to profit.”

04/28/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dropping Like Flies: Advertisers Backing Away From LA Clippers

Used-car dealership chain CarMax and airline Virgin America said Monday that they are ending their sponsorships of the Clippers in the wake of comments allegedly made by the team’s owner, Donald Sterling.

04/28/2014

Former Knicks player Larry Johnson signs autographs at New Dorp High School on Staten Island, NY as part of NBA Cares Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts on Nov. 8, 2012. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

In Wake Of Sterling Fiasco, Ex-Knicks Great Larry Johnson Appears To Call For All-Black League

Larry Johnson has never been one to hold back when he has something on his mind. He definitely had something on his mind Saturday in the wake of the accusations of racism against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

04/28/2014

Donald Trump (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Trump: Sterling Is ‘Despicable,’ But He Was Set Up By ‘Girlfriend From Hell’

“She’s called the girlfriend from hell, but what he said was terrible and despicable and very strong action is going to be taken. There’s no question about it. She’s a terrible human being and he gave horrible answers and disgusting answers.”

04/28/2014

Jonathan Martin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images), Richie Incognito (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Inquiry Says Richie Incognito, 2 Other Dolphins Harassed Jonathan Martin

Martin was subjected to “a pattern of harassment” that included racist slurs and vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three teammates, according to a report ordered by the NFL.

02/14/2014

Amityville High School (credit: Google Maps)

L.I. High School Football Players Allege Racism, Assault By Rival Team

The lawsuit alleges that members of the predominantly white Comsewogue High School football team assaulted and shouted racial slurs at the Amityville players during a game that ended in a violent brawl last November.

02/07/2014

Riley Cooper (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Riley Cooper To Undergo Sensitivity Training After Being Caught Making Racial Slur

“In meeting with Riley yesterday, we decided together that his next step will be to seek outside assistance to help him fully understand the impact of his words and actions,” the team said in a statement Thursday.

08/01/2013

A handout from the United Klans of America left in an Orange, Conn. driveway - July 9, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Klan Handouts Left On Connecticut Driveways

One-page handouts from the United Klans of America were left folded in quarters in sandwich-sized bags in driveways in Orange and Milford.

07/09/2013

(file / credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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

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