| 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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Police and Santa Ana city officials said Friday they don't believe the slaying of Kim Pham outside a local nightclub was a hate crime.
The mayor of the predominantly Latino city urged Vietnamese American residents to remain calm.
"We don't see this as...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The speaker of the state Assembly has created a 15-member committee to investigate student harassment and hate crimes.
"Over these past few years we have seen too many incidents on California college campuses perpetrated by people with malicious...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Prompted by the uproar over an incident of alleged racial harassment at San Jose State University, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) announced Wednesday the formation of a special committee addressing hate crimes at California...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Just as the media hysteria over the “knockout game” had started to wane, news out of Texas ratcheted up the anxiety over unprovoked racial attacks.
Or maybe not....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:25 AM
A $15 million renovation of the Central Library just got a bit more expensive.
The City Council this week approved spending an extra $374,966 to add an incubator space where people can work on creative projects, and a room dedicated to the Armenian...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Law enforcement authorities in Riverside County on Monday said they had launched a hate crime investigation after a racial epithet was scratched on a woman's vehicle.
The crime was reported Sunday in the 1300 block of Pocono Court in Moreno Valley....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On Monday night, HBO premiered the Sundance documentary "Valentine Road," about the brutal murder of 15-year-old Lawrence King from Oxnard, Calif.
King, who came out of the closet at the age of 10, started to show up for the eighth grade at E.O. Green...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane.
He was also a Muslim, and the men who...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
RWANDA, AFRICA -- In September, we flew into the capital city of Kigali before heading out to the Virunga Mountains to see mountain gorillas. Instantly, it was apparent how much rebuilding and growth has occurred since the Rwandan genocide of 1994, when...
| 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...