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  • A disabled African American Sterling tenant speaks out from the grave

    A disabled African American Sterling tenant speaks out from the grave
    Kandynce Jones has been dead going on 11 years now. But she has something to tell us about about Donald and Shelly Sterling's history of being sued for racial discrimination, and something to impart about whether the accusations should have any...
  • Letter: Coalition is working to end sexism

    I was appalled at the ignorant and sexist comments of Councilman Frank Quintero, who called the National Coalition For Men (NCFM) a “joke” for demanding an end to the city's sex discrimination in self-defense classes. Do your research,...
  • Thank you, Donald Sterling, for reminding us how far we've come

    Thank you, Donald Sterling, for reminding us how far we've come
    Personally, I'm grateful for Donald Sterling's retro racism. One glance at this knuckle dragger shows how far most other people have evolved. It's worth celebrating, particularly in California. After that recently leaked recording in which the...
  • Google, Netflix Sound Warning Over Latest FCC Net Neutrality Plan

    Google, Netflix and Amazon, along with dozens of other tech firms, are warning that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed net neutrality rules could represent a "grave threat to the open Internet," adding to a chorus of voices who have come out against...
  • Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process

    Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process
    The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
  • The real public service Donald Sterling has done

    The real public service Donald Sterling has done
    You didn't have to be a Clippers fan to root for the players this season. Their playoff loss on Thursday night was heartbreaking, especially given all the turmoil they've endured. The only upside to this season-ending defeat is that it signifies the end...
  • IOC leader open to including 'sexual orientation' in Olympic charter

    IOC leader open to including 'sexual orientation' in Olympic charter
    SOCHI, Russia -- Speaking to reporters just days before the 2014 Sochi Games, the top Olympic official said he is open to adding language to the Olympic charter that specifically addresses discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Thomas Bach,...
  • Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...
  • Woman files discrimination lawsuit against city of Burbank

    A 50-year-old African American city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank alleging race and age discrimination after multiple unsuccessful attempts to get a new job with the city, records show. Terri Quickley, an 11-year city clerical...
  • Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...
  • Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case

    Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case
    WASHINGTON -- In a victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a New Mexico photographer who claimed a free-speech right to refuse to shoot a wedding album for a same-sex couple. The photographer was charged with...