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  • Why this version of the 'knockout game' makes conservatives crazy

    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....
  • New Assembly committee to focus on harassment, hate crimes on campus

    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...
  • Lawmakers to study student harassment on college campuses

    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...
  • San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'

    San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'
    San Jose has a big pig problem, as in 200-pound wild boars tearing up and eating their way through ritzy neighborhoods. So the city council this week came up with a solution: a three-month open hunting season within city limits. State-permitted shooting...
  • Film Review: 'Sweet Dreams'

    The road to reconciliation is paved with vanilla beans in "Sweet Dreams," which follows a group of Rwandan women as they endeavor to open the first ice-cream shop in a country where the frozen dessert is something more rumored than known. In documenting...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
  • San Jose State students charged with hate crimes against roommate

    Three white students at San Jose State University have been charged with misdemeanor hate crimes after allegedly hanging a Confederate flag in a shared dormitory suite and calling a black roommate "three-fifths," among other derogatory names. The...
  • 3 San Jose State students suspended after alleged hate crime

    Three San Jose State students were suspended after being charged with an alleged hate crime and battery against an African American student, school officials said Thursday afternoon. The three white students are accused of various actions, incluidng...
  • Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case

    Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case
    A fourth San Jose State University student has been suspended in connection with an incident in which three others have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly bullying a black roommate, locking a bicycle chain around his neck and using racial...
  • FBI releases hate crime statistics for 2012

    FBI releases hate crime statistics for 2012
    A total of 7,164 people were the victim of a reported hate crime across the country in 2012, with 19.2 percent of them targeted because of their sexual orientation, according to new data released by the FBI on Monday. The numbers show a decline compared...
  • At San Jose State, students grapple with hate crime allegations

    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...