hate crimes

61-year-old Michigan resident Kenneth Pilon is being hit with six hate crime charges for harassing the community of Saginaw with nooses and racists notes aimed against Black Lives Matter supporters at their peak in 2020.

Electronic road signs are not in place for recreational use in the form of joking around, especially if said message happens to be a racial slur like the one that appeared on U.S. Route 40 in Maryland recently in a case that's now being investigated as a hate crime.

Newly-elected New York City mayor, Eric Adams, is already catching heat for claiming white supremacy is the reason behind his decision to appoint his younger brother as a deputy police commissioner.

Two white men from Mississippi were recently sentenced to four years in prison on hate crime charges of simple assault and malicious mischief after they chased down and shot at two Black teenagers on a country road in Yazoo County.

Gregory Bush, 53, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2018 hate crime shooting of Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Lee Jones, 67, at a Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — FBI agents on Thursday arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading to a pro-gun rally next week in Virginia’s capital. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  The three men are members of […]

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man stabbed five people as they gathered to celebrate Hanukkah at a rabbi’s home in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of hatred growing in America. Police arrested a […]

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack mounted on Wednesday as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a stolen rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing. A day after […]

A potential mass shooting at a predominantly black church has been avoided thanks to authorities. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that a 16-year-old girl was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder as she was set to carry out an attack on the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gainsville. On Friday (Nov. 15), Gainesville High […]

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico (AP) — As funerals were held Thursday in Mexico for some of the country’s citizens who died in the El Paso shooting, a lawyer for the suspected gunman’s family said they never heard him express racist views. Authorities believe Patrick Crusius, 21, wrote a racist, rambling screed that railed against mass immigration […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Government officials must stop making “hateful, incendiary comments” that only to serve to divide and distract the nation from its real problems, including mass shootings and white supremacy, Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings said Wednesday in comments aimed at President Donald Trump. Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee, did not […]

One of the questions I get asked a lot when I travel and speak is, “Shaun – is the world truly worse, is police brutality worse, are hate crimes worse, are mass shootings worse, or does social media just give us more information, coming at us from every angle, and we just think it’s worse?” […]