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Rim of the World Unified employees mock-lynched black baby doll in office; quotes CAHRO’s Brian Levin

By | September 1st, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

Months after the Rim of the World Unified School District was embroiled in controversy over the Confederate flag, district employees mock-lynched a black baby doll on a public bulletin board, removing it only after a parent complained to district officials.

“‘This can’t really be what I think it is,’” Jenny Thompson recalled.

Thompson works for Rim of

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Congressman Plans Bill to Push Colleges to Deal with Hate Crimes

By | September 1st, 2017|Education, Hate Crimes|

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — In an effort to clamp down on hate crimes on campus, a U.S. Congressman announced plans Thursday to introduce a bill that would deny federal financial aid to colleges and universities that don’t develop adequate plans to respond to hate crimes. Institutions of higher education would also be required to educate

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Trump expected to halt Obama’s program but allow some Dreamers to stay temporarily

By | August 31st, 2017|Education, Employment & Housing, Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

President Donald Trump is expected to end an Obama-era program that shielded young people from deportation, but he will likely let the immigrants known as Dreamers stay in the United States until their work permits run out, according to multiple people familiar with the policy negotiation.

That plan would allow Trump to fulfill a campaign promise

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‘Dreamer’ Plan That Aided 800,000 Immigrants Is Threatened

By | August 30th, 2017|Immigration|

Jessica Rojas beat poverty to put herself through engineering college, where she collected accolades for academic achievement. After graduating last year, Ms. Rojas, who grew up in Chicago, was hired by a utility company to help modernize the city’s electrical grid.

But her life could soon be

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Marchers head from Charlottesville to Washington to protest white supremacy

By | August 29th, 2017|Intergroup Relations|

Singing spirituals and protest songs from the civil rights era, a group of clergy and activists from across the country began a 118-mile march to Washington on Monday to protest white supremacy and demand that President Trump be removed from office.

The long walk will last 10 days and take the marchers

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‘Antifa’ violence in Berkeley spurs soul-searching within leftist activist community

By | August 29th, 2017|Intergroup Relations|

Of the dozens of organizations that turned out for Sunday’s mass protest against racism here, one group was impossible to miss.

Its members dressed head to toe in black, with masked faces and some bearing pastel-painted riot shields that read “no hate.” These 100 or so militants billed themselves as a security force for progressive counter-protesters,

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Cites CAHRO’s own Brian Levin: L.A. sees surge in hate crimes during first half of 2017, data show

By | August 25th, 2017|Hate Crimes|

The number of hate crimes in Los Angeles and other major cities rose in the first half of 2017 amid more polarized politics and protests, according to new data.

The Los Angeles Police Department documented a 12.6% increase in hate crimes in the first half of 2017, 161 compared to

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Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago

By | August 25th, 2017|Education|

Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New York Times analysis.

The share of black freshmen at elite schools is virtually unchanged since 1980. Black students are just 6 percent of freshmen but 15

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Outrage Over Op-Ed

By | August 25th, 2017|Education, Intergroup Relations|

Not all cultures are equal.

That’s the assertion made by Amy Wax and Larry Alexander, law professors at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of San Diego, respectively, in a Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece that also goes on to rail against modern culture, including — but not limited to — “inner-city

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