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Substitute Teacher Uses Racial Epithet During Discussion With Students

Was it a conversation about race and culture, a lapse in judgment — or worse? As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, it depends who you ask.

10/28/2014

Sheila von Wiese-Mack (Credit: Caxton Club)

Police: Racial Slur Sparked Grisly Murder Of Chicago Woman In Bali

Indonesian police investigating the death of a Chicago woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase say the woman’s daughter told them her boyfriend killed her mother after she used a racial slur against him.

10/03/2014

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Rev. Jackson: Paula Deen Should Not Be ‘Sacrificial Lamb’

Rev. Jesse Jackson said he has agreed to help celebrity chef Paula Deen try to make amends for her use of a racial slur, which cost her job with the Food Network and an endorsement deal with Smithfield Foods.

06/26/2013

Jeremy Lin.  (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

ESPN Apologizes After Describing Jeremy Lin With Racial Slur

ESPN is apologizing for using a tasteless term to describe New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. The racial slur appeared in an online headline, and was used in a SportsCenter segment late Friday.

02/18/2012