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  • Q&A: 'Valentine Road' Director Marta Cunningham on Her HBO Doc

    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...
  • Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say

    Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say
    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....
  • Library revamp to offer space for working on creative projects

    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...
  • 2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton

    2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton
    Two Latino gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges stemming from racially motivated attacks on four black youngsters as part of a campaign of terror aimed at forcing African Americans out of west Compton. The guilty pleas from...
  • NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep

    NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep
    (Reuters) - The head of a Wyoming office of the NAACP is defending talks with a Ku Klux Klan activist, the first known meeting between the oldest civil rights group in the United States and a branch of the white supremacist network. Jimmy Simmons,...
  • Man charged with hate crime: 'I'm going to hang you from a tree'

    Man charged with hate crime: 'I'm going to hang you from a tree'
    A Norwood Park man has been charged with a hate crime after he jumped off his porch and yelled racial slurs as he chased a woman who works at a nearby hospital, according to police. Tom Diamond was also charged with misdemeanor assault after the incident...
  • Konkrete Kids mascot has racist origins, petitioner contends

    Konkrete Kids mascot has racist origins, petitioner contends
    Years ago, there was a television commercial about spaghetti sauce. In it, three children answer a question: "Who makes the best spaghetti?" "My mom," says the first. "Spaghetti with meat sauce!" "My mom," says the next. "Spaghetti with clam sauce!"...
  • Armenian Genocide memorial set for Pasadena

    Armenian Genocide memorial set for Pasadena
    A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian Genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members on Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to...
  • Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument

    Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument
    The Pasadena City Council has given unanimous approval for a public memorial commemorating the Armenian genocide of 1915 in Memorial Park. The central feature of the design -- a carved-stone basin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three...
  • Armenian genocide memorial approved in Pasadena

    Armenian genocide memorial approved in Pasadena
    A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to see...
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: 50 images from the Marvel mutants’ evolution

     
    A correction has been added to this post. See below for details. The X-Men’s 50th anniversary arrives in the inimitable […]...