A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation’s first African-American president is now California law.
A note that told a student to “go back 2 Africa” strained tensions on campus following an Asian fraternity’s offensive Internet video of a student dancing in blackface.
Civil rights activists and other community leaders called for hate crime charges on Monday against gang members suspected in attacks on a Compton black family and threats against other black residents.
A motorcycle officer with the LAPD may lose his job after he was found guilty of racial profiling following an internal investigation.
Ex-GM Elgin Baylor claims he was “grossly underpaid” earning $350,000 per year and alleges that racial and age discrimination are to blame.
The number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.
Investigators at the Justice Department say despite recent improvements, more efforts are needed to change the culture at the LAPD.