Posts tagged "MALDEF"

Six months for murder?

I blogged recently about Luis Ramirez, the undocumented immigrant from Mexico, who was killed last year in a beating by a group of white teenagers in Pennsylvania. I was upset that they weren’t convicted of a hate crime or even murder. The jury was all white, and the teens got off with simple assault. Now... Read more »

Minutemen murder and hate crimes against Latinos rise

This weekend members of a Minutemen group were arrested for murdering a Latino father and his 9-year-old daughter in Arizona. Last month, two young white men accused of beating to death a Mexican man, Luis Ramirez, in Pennsylvania were acquitted of the serious charges of hate crimes and third-degree murder. They were only convicted of... Read more »