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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Compton Latino gang members and race

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog Two Latino gang members from Compton are scheduled to plead guilty on  Thursday, Oct. 16, to federal hate crimes in attacks on black youths in a case that showed how much the town had changed. Jeffrey Aguilar and Efren Marquez, Jr., are scheduled to plead guilty under the federal

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Latinos: Victims Of Intolerance

Hate crimes Hate crimes are motivated by hostility or aggression toward any person because of race, color, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. Every hour of every day a hate crime is committed in the United States....

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Spanish, Census, Sex Ed And Tolerance

How To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Spanish Growing Latino Population Should Not Be A Shock Culturally Relevant Sex Ed: It’s Not What We Get At Home Moving From Racial Hate Crimes To Forgiveness, Tolerance

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Moving From Racial Hate Crimes To Forgiveness, Tolerance

Like other crimes, hate crimes leave tracks that cannot be erased, not only for the families of the victims of these crimes, but also in the communities where they live. Such crimes sow the seeds of fear,...

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Rising In California

A report from the Attorney General of California shows that anti-Latino hate crimes in that state are on the rise. A snippet from The Press-Enterprise shows that these crimes are up at least 50%: There were 119...