Hate Crimes

A Black man's lawyer says the prosecutor is protecting a politically-connected Hasidic Jewish Man.

Hate crimes in nine U.S. metropolitan areas rose more than 20 percent last year—reversing a downward trend in the last few years—fueled in part due to the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, according to researcher Brian Levin.

The four individuals accused of kidnapping and attacking a special needs teen in Chicago will not receive bond.

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Welcome to our new normal. Even NFL players are targets of racial hatred four weeks after Donald Trump was elected president. Nikita Whitlock, a 25-year-old running back for the New York Giants and a father of two young children, returned to his New Jersey apartment this week to find a scrawled message of white supremacy: […]

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Welcome to our new normal. Even NFL players are targets of racial hatred four weeks after Donald Trump was elected president. Nikita Whitlock, a 25-year-old running back for the New York Giants and a father of two young children, returned to his New Jersey apartment this week to find a scrawled message of white supremacy: […]

According to the NYPD, there have been at least 43 bias-related attacks since the election, compared to 20 during the same period of time last year.

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Hate is intensifying across America three weeks after Donald Trump was elected president. And William Sims, 28, a promising and successful African-American musician from Richmond, California, was the victim of a fatal hate crime on Nov. 12 just days after the contentious presidential election. Sims was found beaten and shot on a roadway outside a […]

Sen. Harry Reid warns of a risk in normalizing bigotry and sexual assault under Donald Trump's presidency. He urged Trump to rescind his Bannon appointment.

According to a 2015 report on hate crimes in New York, conducted by the Division of Criminal Justice Services, more than half—51.4 percent—of all incidents involved an anti-religious bias, with 287 incidents reported. In the crimes against persons category, Muslims came in second, making up 6.2 percent with 16 incidents reported.

Much of the hateful rhetoric is aimed towards people of Polish descent and those who are Muslim. However, there are reports of abuse aimed toward other minority groups as well.

After news spread that Prince passed away, many celebrities paid homage to the legendary singer through special tributes. On Broadway, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of The Color Purple paid their respects through song by performing a rendition of Prince’s hit “Purple Rain.”

Plus, a Black gay couple falls victim to a hate crime, why Black girls are pushed out of the school system and the real reason Carson backed Trump.