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.

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: […]

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 […]

New York's governor responds to the spike in hate crimes since the presidential election of Donald Trump. His plans include a special police unit to stem the flood of incidents.

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.

A federal judge sentenced a White supremacist to 10 years in prison. The assailant, who viciously attacked a Black man, boasted about taking part in cross-burnings.

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.

Iowa City Police are investigating the attack of a University of Iowa student as a hate crime. The victim's family said the attack was unprovoked.

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.”

The exhibition, dubbed “Taking the Stage,” will include the cover from his 1964 album “I Started Out as a Child” and an “I, Spy” comic book.