President Obama speaks during a joint press conference in Malaysia's administrative capital in Putrajaya Sunday, where he was asked about racist comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Edmond Aviv, 62, sits with a sign at a street corner in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid Sunday. Aviv, who called his neighbor "monkey momma" as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, was ordered by a judge to display the sign. Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Schoolchildren tour the bus that civil rights icon Rosa Parks made famous when she refused to give up her seat. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo taken of the clown who wore a mask resembling President Obama during a rodeo Saturday at the Missouri State Fair. Jameson Hsieh/AP hide caption

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Cecile Kyenge's appointment in April as integration minister was hailed as a landmark for diversity in Italy. But since then, she's been the target of death threats and vicious racial slurs. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo taken of the clown who wore a mask resembling President Obama during a rodeo at the Missouri State Fair on Saturday. Jameson Hsieh/AP hide caption

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More than 1,000 people turned out Monday for a Demonstration of Solidarity at Oberlin College. Classes were cancelled after a string of racist incidents on campus. Gus Chan/The Plain Dealer /Landov hide caption

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