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  • 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...
  • An Unacceptable Word No Matter Who Says It

    The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America. Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....
  • 'Act of Killing' To Be Released At No Charge In Indonesia

    HONG KONG - Controversial genocide documentary "The Act of Killing" is to be made available in Indonesia, in perpetuity and for free. The unusual move is a joint effort of the picture's U.S. distributor Drafthouse Films, its Danish production company...
  • 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...
  • Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack

    Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack
    A Los Angeles man was convicted and sentenced to jail for making anti-gay slurs during a hate crime attack in which he repeatedly threatened a witness, authorities said Thursday. Mario Williams, 32, was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years'...
  • 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...