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  • Donald Sterling accused of racial bias before, always denied it

    A recording that purports to show Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments has generated swift condemnations. The Clippers have also responded, saying Sterling is not a racist. It's not the first time Sterling has been the subject of...
  • When it's not your fault that you've had too many jobs

    DEAR JOYCE: I've hit a rough patch during the past several years due to three different jobs disappearing (companies closed down) and a layoff from a still ailing firm. I'm young (34) but haven't been able to connect with a new opportunity. Employers must...
  • NAACP drops plan to honor Donald Sterling amid recording controversy

    NAACP drops plan to honor Donald Sterling amid recording controversy
    The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People announced Sunday that Donald Sterling will not receive an honor amid controversy over a recording said to be of the Clippers team owner making racist remarks. The Los Angeles chapter of the...
  • NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling

    NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling
    Officials at the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People faced tough questions Monday about the organization's long relationship with Clippers owner Donald Sterling after a recording of racist remarks allegedly made...
  • Donald Sterling has options to weigh after NBA ban

    Donald Sterling has options to weigh after NBA ban
    Donald Sterling has been shamed, fined $2.5 million and banned for life by the NBA for his incendiary remarks about race. But none of that changes the fact that Sterling still owns the Los Angeles Clippers, which gives him options. "This may set up...
  • Is it right to call Israel an apartheid state?

    So, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a mistake by thinking that a meeting of the Trilateral Commission was off-the-record. Is there anything holy in this world? What next? Will the Illuminati be giving TED talks? Are the Elders of Zion going to...
  • U.S. study finds benefits, risks of mass data collection

    WASHINGTON — A new White House report on mass collection of data concludes it is "saving lives" but calls for more privacy safeguards to secure personal information from being leaked, shared without permission or used to discriminate. The report,...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event

    Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event
    In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open. The city's entrenched...
  • Apodaca: This column might trigger mixed reactions

    Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion. In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...
  • Oak Park recruiting discrimination task force

    Oak Park recruiting discrimination task force
    The Village of Oak Park took steps to recruit a 12-member task force this week to address the "startling" level of discrimination a recent study found in the local housing market. Village of Oak Park trustees met with the heads of citizen committees...
  • Study: 'Startling' level of housing discrimination in Oak Park

    Study: 'Startling' level of housing discrimination in Oak Park
    A study found a "startling" level of prejudice against African-American and disabled renters in Oak Park, where village officials voted Tuesday to create a citizen commission to study how to address the problem. Calling the study's findings "disturbing"...