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Supporters rally for Paul Revere teacher accused of racist comments

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Supporters of a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who is accused in a lawsuit of making racially charged remarks in class rallied outside his Brentwood school today, saying his comments were taken out of context and demanding that he be returned to the classroom. Dozens of people gathered outside Paul […]

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Paul Revere School parent sues LAUSD over daughter’s racist teacher

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified is being sued on behalf of a mixed-race student whose teacher allegedly made racially charged remarks in class, including using the “N-word” and saying the young man shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, “got what he deserved.” Court papers obtained by City News Service show the complaint was filed by […]

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Civil Rights Activists Urge DOJ Probe of Freeway Beating

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Civil rights activists called today for the U.S. Attorney’s Office to open an investigation into a Highway Patrol officer’s arrest of a homeless woman who was seen on cell phone video being repeatedly punched after being caught walking barefoot along the Santa Monica (10) Freeway. The video, shot by a motorist […]

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Sterling-Clippers saga headed to probate court

LOS ANGELES (CNS) -  Shelly Sterling is expected to ask a probate courttoday for a finding that she was perfectly entitled to sell the Los AngelesClippers because her husband, 80-year-old Donald Sterling, is no longermentally competent.   Her expected appearance in a downtown courtroom will be the latest twistin a complex legal struggle over the team’s ownership. […]

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