Hate Related

O.C. report: Blacks, gays most often targets for hate crime

O.C. report: Blacks, gays most often targets for hate crime

Overall, 61 crimes were reported in 2012, a drop of about 21 percent when compared with the previous year. By SALVADOR HERNANDEZ / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Published: May 23, 2013 Updated: May 24, 2013 10:11 a.m. African Americans and gays were the most frequent targets of reported hate crimes in Orange County last year, according to a report released by the

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Stories and Recommendations from 12.08.2012 Listening Session

Stories and Recommendations from 12.08.2012 Listening Session

On Saturday, December 8, OC Human Relations Commission, along with Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, West Coast Christian Tabernacle, New Spirit Baptist Church, OC NAACP, Dr. Thomas Parham, and the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association invited African-American community members to share their stories, challenges, and celebrations of living in Orange County. The “Listening Session” was prompted by the experiences of an

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Rossmoor ‘acid bombs’ probed as hate crime by human rights group

Rossmoor 'acid bombs' probed as hate crime by human rights group

Authorities are investigating “acid bombs” — small explosives made from a compound of household chemicals — left on the lawn of an African American woman living in Rossmoor, Orange County sheriff’s officials said. A woman called law enforcement shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday to report that she had found several plastic bottles containing a blue liquid near the driveway of

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Yorba Linda Family Targeted by Hate – The Commission Responds

Yorba Linda Family Targeted by Hate - The Commission Responds

UPDATE: December 10, 2012: Read news reports of the December 8 “Listening Session” UPDATE: November 28, 2012 The OC Human Relations Commission has scheduled One in a series of “Listening Sessions” on African American life in Orange County for 9am, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Irvine’s Christ Our Redeemer (COR) Church… Read More UPDATE: November 26, 2012 November 20, 2012

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Teaching Tolerance Helps Fight Hate

Teaching Tolerance Helps Fight Hate

By DAVID WHITING, COLUMNIST THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER October 18, 2012 Tattoos tell stories, whether on the arm of a Holocaust survivor or a white supremacist. The faded black number on Ester Bershtel’s left arm testifies to one woman’s strength to escape the horrors of Auschwitz. The number “14” on Wade Michael Page’s left shoulder testifies to a national resurgence

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