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Racism

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  • Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret

    Ron Kaye: Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret
    It was a week Zareh Sinanyan will never forget. The man who left the Soviet Republic of Armenia as a 14-year-old a quarter century ago took his seat as a Glendale City Councilman on Monday, faced harsh criticism from residents during public comment on...
  • ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims

    ACLU reaches settlement with Glendale Unified and city on racial profiling claims
    The ACLU of Southern California announced Wednesday that it had reached settlements with the city of Glendale and the school district on behalf of eight Latino students who alleged officials engaged in racial profiling and illegal searches during a 2010...
  • Man accused of hate crime at homeless shelter

    A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
  • Small Wonders: Random thoughts on reading

    I'm trying to avoid controversial subjects right now. After a few weeks tackling hot-button issues — religion, politics, slumber parties — and fielding the fiery feedback, I need a breather. But with 38 days left before election day, it's...
  • Tropico Perspective: Exercise more care when voting

    Bigotry is like pornography; everyone’s seen it, no one admits to taking part, and it’s never a victimless crime. Both appear to be popular these days — must be the Internet. Racism is a process, not just a condition. We categorize...
  • Teacher who allegedly called student 'Jew boy' to keep her job, for now

    Teacher who allegedly called student 'Jew boy' to keep her job, for now
    A La Cañada High School math teacher has been ordered to participate in sensitivity and diversity training following complaints that she used sexist and racist comments in her classroom, including calling a student “Jew boy.” The...
  • Cook slain outside Sherman Oaks restaurant by customer, police say

    The son of a 38-year-old man who was shot and killed at a Sherman Oaks restaurant said he "wants justice" in his father's death. Raul Lopez was killed about 11:10 p.m. on Friday just outside Hoagies & Wings, 14522 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles police said....
  • City, Glendale Unified begin settlement talks with ACLU

    City, Glendale Unified begin settlement talks with ACLU
    The ACLU of Southern California is in preliminary settlement negotiations with attorneys for Glendale and the school district regarding a lawsuit filed last year alleging racial profiling of Latino students at Hoover High School. In October, the ACLU...
  • In Theory: Can Muslims shake off a negative image?

    Q. As Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, a new survey shows that American Muslims are happier than ever. A Gallup study found that 60% of Muslim Americans surveyed reported they were “thriving,” slightly higher than...
  • ACLU plans to announce racial profiling lawsuit against police, school district

    The ACLU of Southern California today plans to announce a lawsuit against Glendale police and school district officials alleging racial profiling and harassment of Latino students at Hoover High School. In complaints filed earlier this year with, and...
  • Glendale Unified's chief spokesman delivers news of his own layoff

    In the world of communications, managing bad news is an art form and the public information officer is the artist. For Steven Frasher at Glendale Unified, the practice has included a lawsuit alleging racial profiling and a student suicide. So Frasher...
  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...