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  • 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 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...
  • 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 […]...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: Five artists who defined Marvel’s mutant team

     
    When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
  • 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...