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City To Pay $560K For Former Supervisor’s Racist, Sexist Rants

The City Council Finance Committee has recommend approving a $560,000 settlement for some city employees who complained about the racist and sexist rantings of their boss, the nephew of former Congressman Frank Annunzio.

10/11/2013

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Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Agreeing With Rick Reilly’s Awful Washington Football Column

This isn’t difficult. A team’s name is rooted in the genocide of a people. That’s not an opinion.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

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Downstate GOP Party Chair Resigns After Controversial Rant

The chairman of the Republican Party in Montgomery County has resigned after writing what’s been called a racist and sexist email about U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis’ primary challenger.

06/20/2013

Opponents of the Chicago Public Schools' plan to close 53 schools protest outside May Elementary Academy on the West Side, one of the schools targeted for closure. (Credit: CBS)

School Closing Opponents Call Mayor A Racist Liar

The Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 53 schools and 61 buildings, mostly in black neighborhoods, has some West Side residents vowing to fight the Emanuel administration until the end.

03/22/2013

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' performs on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘The Book Of Mormon’ Chicago Opening Draws Criticism, But Not From Mormons

Some local ministers are calling the musical both insensitive and racist, and they’re not even Mormon.

CBS 2–12/19/2012

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Barrington Antique Shop Taking Heat Over Lawn Jockey

The owners of a Barrington antique shop are offending some people with what’s outside their store.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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Cicero School Board Member In Hot Water Over Racially-Charged Facebook Post

A member of the J. Sterling Morton High School District school board in the near western suburbs may be forced to resign.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

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Police Investigate Racially Charged Beating

A Gary, Ind. resident tried to escape a South Haven bar after becoming aware it might not be a safe place for a black man.

01/08/2011