Articles Tagged With ‘Race and Ethnicity’




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SLO man accused of death threat has disdain for Islam, polygamy

The San Luis Obispo man accused of posting a death threat targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Virginia is a vocal critic of Islam, polygamy and Black Lives... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for death threat against vigil organizers

Police arrested a San Luis Obispo man for posting a death threat on Facebook targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Daniel Joshua Phares, 45, admitted to... (Continue reading)

California reportedly leads the nation in hate groups

California has 79 active hate groups, more than any other state in the country, according to the civil rights advocacy organization the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC published a “hate map” showing there are 917 hate groups in... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police sued over racial profiling

A lawsuit filed this month in San Luis Obispo Superior Court alleges Atascadero police unlawfully detained, questioned and searched a black man after spotting him with a white woman who happens to be his wife. The lawsuit alleges the Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly to offer entire class on Beyonce

Starting in the upcoming spring quarter, Cal Poly, through its ethnic studies department, will offer an entire course on the pop star Beyonce. [Mustang News] The class will be called Beyonce: Race, Feminism and Politics. The instructor planning the class... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district administrator accused of racism

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of racism, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board will discuss the discipline or termination of District Administrator Gerhardt Hubner at a Dec. 7 meeting, according to the agenda. Following a verbal complaint... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly student avoids more jail time over Facebook threat

A former Cal Poly student who sent a death threat late last year to the leader of the pro-diversity group SLO Solidarity has accepted a plea deal that will allow him to avert spending anymore time behind bars. Charles Raymond... (Continue reading)

Professor sues Cal Poly over race, gender discrimination

An African American woman who has worked as a professor at Cal Poly since 2007 has sued the university, alleging discrimination over race and gender. The lawsuit also accuses university officials of failing to accommodate for her physical disabilities. [New... (Continue reading)

Adopted son of Paso Robles pastor accused of racial stabbing

The adopted son of a Paso Robles pastor allegedly stabbed an interracial couple in Olympia, Washington while preparing to confront Black Lives Matters protesters. Daniel Brett Rowe, 32, left his Paso Robles family at the age of 18, moved to... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara officer stops racially-charged knife attack

A Hispanic man attacked an African American homeless man with a knife while yelling racial slurs Tuesday evening in Santa Barbara. After an off-duty officer broke up the incident, the attacker told police that he thought the homeless man had... (Continue reading)



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