Hate-crime Victims Encouraged to Talk

Hate-crime Victims Encouraged to Talk

The Orange County Register, April 17, 2004 Quentin Lee had been openly gay for 14 years and on occasion had heard derogatory words but had never been beaten up for his sexual orientation. That changed Jan 24 when he ventured from his Los Angeles home to a party in La Palma packed with mostly gay asians from Orange County…. click

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Police Open Hate-crime Investigation of Car Fire

Police Open Hate-crime Investigation of Car Fire

The Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2004 Huntington Beach police opened an investigation after a sports car was set afire, three weeks after it was painted with a racial slur. The vehicle is owned by a 29 year old African American man. “The two hate crimes that targeted an African American are atrocious” said Rusty Kennedy, Executive Director of Orange County

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We Can’t Hide From Hate

We Can't Hide From Hate

The Los Angeles Times, April 14, 2002 The tough thing for those of us who are most privileged is taking responsibility for acts that we benefited from but did not commit. These are acts that systematically hurt and cheated others but that ultimately formed the cornerstones of our affluence… click here to read more

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Dialogues to Focus on Race Relations

Dialogues to Focus on Race Relations

The OC Register, Feb 19, 1990 When Korean businessmen debated the City of Garden Grove over the need for bilingual signs for their shops, Bok Kim wondered if he would ever understand his Caucasian neighbors. Now he will have a chance to find out… click here to read more  

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