NIOS Film Fictionalized in YA Novel, Comic-Con Takes on Bullying + More


NIOS Film Fictionalized in Novel

San Diego Launches NIOS Campaign, Purdue Focuses on Respect + More

 King Chavez High School Starts NIOS Campaign

Students at King Chavez High School in in San Diego, CA are ready to “break the silence” when it comes to bullying. A pack of diligent upstanders organized the school’s first anti-bullying conference June 1. Mara Mardrigal-Weiss of the San Diego County Office of Education was the keynote speaker.

Twitter Hate Map, New Yorkers Rally Against Anti-Gay Violence + More

Mapping hate across U.S.

Towson Univ Prof Talks Student Response to Threat of White ‘Patrol’

In March a student group calling itself the White Student Union announced plans to conduct patrols of Towson University campus in Maryland to address "black predators." This led members of the black student body, university administration, and others who denounce the controversial student organization's views to take action.

Hate Crimes in the UK: Making Victim Reporting Accessible

This is the first in a series on hate crime in the UK.

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the high-profile murder of Stephen Lawrence, a young black man who was killed by a group of white men chanting racist slogans while he was waiting for the bus in London.

Roundup: Call for Compassion After Boston Marathon Bombings

 Call for compassion after Boston Marathon bombings

Communities Come Forward to Support Victims in California, Oregon Hate Incidents

Davis, CA community supports victim of anti-LGBT hate crime

The Real Oxford Asians of Miami University

This month, students at Miami University are making the distinction between humor and discrimination. A student-created Twitter account called "Oxford Asians" attracted nearly 1,000 followers using language that some called "benign humor," while others found it a "form of cyber racial bullying."

Klan Plans Memphis Protest as City Renames Parks

In early February the Memphis, TN City Council voted to rename three parks whose names are associated with the Confederacy and the Ku Klux Klan.

Hate Crimes Act Extended to Disabled; L.A. Groups Say No to Racial Violence

Hate Crimes Charges for Woman Who Abused Mentally Disabled Victims