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East Haven, CT to Resolve Allegations of Latino Racial Profiling

The Justice Department today announced that the town of East Haven, Conn., memorialized its intention to enter into a settlement agreement to resolve the department’s civil investigation of allegations continue reading »

PBS Documentary Tackles Anti-Immigrant Violence in U.S.

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, is promoting the documentary Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness because it addresses the growing problem of anti-immigrant violence in communities nationwide. continue reading »

Hate Crimes Against Latinos Increase by Almost 47% in California

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California held steady in 2010. In 2010, there were 1,107 hate crime events reported statewide, and in 2009 the number of hate crimes reported statewide was 1,100. continue reading »

Racial Profiling Laws Yield Data but Few Changes

Eight years ago, Illinois began requiring police departments, including the state police force, to keep track of traffic stops to see whether their officers practiced racial profiling—stopping black or Hispanic motorists more often than whites because of their skin color. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

The Department of Justice announced yesterday that it has entered into a consent decree with the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) that, if approved by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, continue reading »

Hate Crimes Up in New York State with High Anti-Semitic Sentiment and Low Anti-Hispanic Bias

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice has just released its Hate Crime report for the year ending 2009. The report is a gauge of what is happening in the state in terms of hate crimes reported, the number of arrests for hate crime and who the intended target of that hate is. continue reading »