| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:10 PM
A middle school student has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated battery and a hate crime following a fight at a northwest suburban school that left a student with broken collarbones, police said.
The student at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:17 PM
A woman faces charges, including hate crime allegations, after allegedly striking a 4-year-old girl in the head at a Wal-Mart in San Jose, police said Thursday.
The woman, identified as transient Maria Garate, was booked into the Santa Clara County jail...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:10 PM
A man accused of scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti outside a Jewish-owned business in Van Nuys has been charged with multiple hate crimes by Los Angeles city prosecutors.
Amos Hason, 49, allegedly painted swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti on a...
| Oct 6, 2013
Under Nazi ideology, German women were supposed to be prodigies of child-bearing and domesticity, leaving the wider world of work — not to mention violence and mass murder — to men.
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 PM
An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Theodor Adorno's oft-quoted, much misunderstood remark, "It is barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz," raises questions about the ability of artists to represent the Holocaust. How can the cultural tools that were complicit in genocide comment on its...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Making good on a promise by Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts after the severe beating of a gay East Baltimore man, the city Police Department announced Friday a special advisory council to help improve its relations with the lesbian, gay,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Hava Leipzig Holzhauer is the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL's) Regional Director for the State of Florida. Deeply committed to fighting anti-Semitism and protecting the rights of all Americans, Ms. Holzhauer oversees ADL's work in Florida including...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Eastside Costa Mesa home's exterior was flawless, the lawn showing freshly mowed rows, the kidney-shaped pool offering respite from the pre-summer heat.
But inside, police found hints of a flophouse: cabinets converted to makeshift lockers,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The man accused of brutally murdering a Glendale resident earlier this year did so because the victim was gay, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday.
Hachik Maskovian, 28, was arrested April 26, two days...