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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.