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Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Hate Crime Reports Decline In California In 2012

The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than a third over the last decade.

11/27/2013

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

Campus Racism Documented On SJSU Campus 2-Years Ago

Two years before recent hate-crime allegations as San Jose State University, African-American students had reported incidents of racist treatment on campus to administrators in a study that was never published.

11/27/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Prosecutor Stands By Misdemeanor Charges For SJSU Students Accused Of Hate Crimes

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.

11/26/2013

Students march during an NAACP protest at San Jose State University, November 25, 2013. (Kiet Do/CBS)

SJSU President Acknowledges Inadequate Response To Student Racial Harassment

San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.

11/25/2013

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4th Student Suspended From SJSU Amid Hate Crime Allegations

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.

11/22/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

3 SJSU Students Facing Hate Crime Charges For Harassing Roommate

Three white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.

11/21/2013

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High Court Strikes Down Part Of Voting Rights Act; CA Elections Chief Dismayed

A deeply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted enforcement of the federal government’s most potent tool to stop voting discrimination over the past half century, saying it does not reflect racial progress.

06/25/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

49ers Threatened With Suit Over Lack Of Minority Contractors At Stadium

Civil rights groups were threatening to sue the San Francisco 49ers because they claim minority-owned businesses were shut out the contracting process for the $1.2 billion Santa Clara stadium.

04/25/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

French Court Orders Twitter To Reveal Identities Of Racist Users

A court in France decided on Thursday that managers the social networking site Twitter must disclose any data they may have regarding racist or anti-Semitic users.

01/24/2013

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Rrazz Room Accuses SF Hotel Nikko Of Racism In Lawsuit Over Lease

Rrazz Entertainment, which ruins the Rrazz Room cabaret in San Francisco’s Hotel Nikko, is suing the hotel, alleging racism in the ending of the club’s lease, according to a published report.

12/12/2012

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