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  • 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....
  • Video: Man arrested for allegedly spray-painting swastikas on vehicles, homes

    An 18-year-old Burbank man was arrested Monday after allegedly spray-painting swastikas and derogatory comments on 13 vehicles and homes in Burbank’s hillside area, police said. At 4:09 p.m., police responded to reports of a young man —...
  • Texan faces hate-crime charges in 'knockout game' case

    Texan faces hate-crime charges in 'knockout game' case
    A white Texas man faces federal hate-crime charges in an assault on a 79-year-old black man during a form of the "knockout game," prosecutors said Thursday. Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, is charged with violating the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd...
  • Texas man charged with hate crime in alleged 'knockout game' assault

    Texas man charged with hate crime in alleged 'knockout game' assault
    A Texas man has been charged with a federal hate crime in connection with an assault of a 79-year-old black man that prosecutors allege was part of the "knockout game." The knockout game, which has been known by a variety of names since 1992, is based...
  • 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...
  • Slaying of Asian American woman at club not hate crime, officials say

    Slaying of Asian American woman at club not hate crime, officials say
    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...
  • 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...