In the Schools: Harassment and Unity

September 19, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On September 19, 2001, The Los Angeles Times published the article "Arab American Youths Endure Taunts at Schools." The article noted that, following reports of harassment at local schools, "...the Los Angeles district sent out a memo Friday to remind students that they will be punished for hate crimes including any 'physical and/or verbal assaults directed to selected groups of students because of the events of the past week.'"