While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.
San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.
Civil rights activists are calling on prosecutors to file felony hate-crime charges against four white students accused of racially abusing a black student at San Jose State University.
A fourth student was suspended Friday from San Jose State University in the wake of alleged hate crimes by white students against a black student at a residence hall, a university spokeswoman said.
Three white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.
A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.
A 16-year-old boy charged with a hate crime for setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus in Oakland is expected to enter a plea on Friday. The teen is also expected to be represented by a high-profile attorney.
A teenage boy suspected of setting another teen on fire aboard an Alameda County Transit bus Monday was charged as an adult and hate crime enhancements added, according to prosecutors.
UC Davis Police Chief Matt Carmichael says someone wrote a racial slur on a chalkboard inside a campus building as part of an incident on Sunday that included the smashing of car and campus building windows.
The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.