| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Aaron Miller was surprised and saddened by reports that a black freshman had faced weeks of racial harassment by some of his white roommates in a San Jose State University dorm.
The alleged abuse was poles apart from Miller's own experience as a black...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:50 PM
The president of San Jose State, where four white students allegedly taunted a black student with racial slurs and other abuse, said Thursday he was creating a task force to investigate the incident.
Misdemeanor hate crime and battery charges were filed...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime.
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Being a woman, especially a woman of color, raises one's risk of cyber harassment — the intentional infliction of severe emotional distress through persistent online speech.
The University of Maryland studied online attacks occurring on an...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The basic message of The Sun's editorial is correct regarding the Wall Street executive who compared criticism of executive bonuses to lynchings ("Of banker bonuses and public lynchings," Sept. 25) and I think Robert Benmosche should have been fired...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Several events commemorating the anniversary of the Armenian genocide will be held in Glendale over the next several days.
The genocide resulted in the murder of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1918.
The main local...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Glendale Community College students were given a white board, pen and a chance to send President Obama a message.
In one photo, Glendale locals answered one question: Why should the president officially recognize the Armenian genocide?
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:37 PM
I read with some skepticism of Zareh Sinanyan’s change of heart in the matter of the disparaging YouTube comments he had made a few years ago (Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret,” Ron Kaye, April 21).
I am glad he finally...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:58 AM
More than 100 people gathered at Burbank City Hall Tuesday to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, which together claimed the lives of 7.5 million people.
Descendants of Holocaust victims and survivors lit seven candles at the City...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), lead sponsor of the Armenian genocide resolution in Congress, delivered his remarks in Armenian on the House floor Wednesday as he honored the 1.5 million Armenians who were massacred in 1915 at the hands of Ottoman Turks....