Maybe the hardest I’ve ever laughed and the hardest I’ve ever been punched happened on the same day for the same reason. I don’t even remember what my older cousin was trying to cook, but I know it involved toasting four pieces of bread. Ever the impatient one, Reggie loomed over the toaster, wondering what was taking…
As America impatiently endures a white supremacist president; as hate crimes become more prevalent; as our government disappears the children of immigrants into the ether as if we have been teleported into some surreal anti-immigrant David Copperfield nightmare ...
Here’s a question: If the Confederate flag has nothing to do with racism, and it’s all about Southern pride and history, why does it seem to fly high in areas of the country that are decidedly not in the South?
On Sunday, 24-year-old Joden Rocco was charged in the stabbing death of 24-year-old Dulane Cameron Jr. outside of a bar in Pittsburgh. But as details from the incident emerge, a story that initially seemed like just an unusually tragic outcome to a bar fight has been discovered to have serious racial implications.
New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton wants to make calling the police on black folks living their best life a hate crime after a self-described Trump fan called the police on him.
A 75-year-old Gainesville, Fla., man was arrested on Thursday after police say he threatened to lynch the president of the Alachua County NAACP.
A 50-year-old Sikh man in California says he was brutally assaulted and told “go back to [his] country” as he was putting up campaign signs for a local Republican candidate. But while it was likely his turban that made him a target, Surjit Malhi credits it with saving his life.
On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the FBI announced the agency would be investigating the killing of a black woman as a possible hate crime and is cooperating with local law enforcement agencies in its efforts, the Kansas City Star reports.
A black Virginia family are alleging that their daughter is the victim of a hate crime after a white man called her the n-word and hit her with his truck, dragging her as he sped away.
Jealousy is never cute, beloved ... especially on a white man. But here we are once again in Florida, this time in South Daytona, where a white man called his black neighbor a racial slur before setting the neighbor’s “flashy” car on fire.
A Bronx, N.Y., legal assistant and his attorney are pushing for assault charges to be upgraded to a hate crime after a pizza-maker allegedly brutally attacked him outside a New York City pizzeria.
Although he claimed it wasn’t him in last month’s viral Long Island Rail Road video of a man’s racist rant toward a black woman, 58-year-old Edward Ruggerio has been charged by the Queens, N.Y., district attorney with menacing as a hate crime.
A Galesburg, Ill., man is facing hate crime charges after authorities say he repeatedly screamed racial slurs at a black woman in the drop-off zone in front of a local high school.
In a noble attempt to boost the Trump administration’s record-low unemployment numbers, a South Carolina man has been indicted on charges he reached out to undercover FBI agents posing as white supremacists, and offered them $500 to kill his black neighbor, hang him from a tree and burn a cross on his lawn.
As it turns out, Scotland does not play around when it comes to hate speech, “jokes” or not.
Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 6:02 p.m.: Greenwood pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in April. He admitted to using the racial slur but denied being involved in the physical attack. The original charges, including a charge of attempted assault as a hate crime, were dropped due to a “level of doubt.”
Adam Purinton, the 52-year-old Kansas man who opened fire in a local bar last year, killing one Indian national and injuring two other people in an incident that sparked outrage across the globe, has pleaded guilty to his crimes.
A Washington man lies unconscious in the intensive care unit fighting a traumatic brain injury after a woman’s brother brutally beat him with an aluminum bat and said, “This is what happens when you bring black people around here.”
A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to a hate crime against a mosque killed himself this past weekend, CBS News reports.
A 32-year-old Lyons, N.Y., man is facing multiple charges, including one pertaining to a hate crime, after authorities say that he broke into his black neighbor’s home, hurled racially motivated threats at the man and even used a chain hung over a tree to suggest a lynching.