hate crime

A White Oregon couple accused of running down a Black teen in a convenience store parking lot on August 10 will face additional hate crime charges.

Walker told WGRZ that he would not be "intimidated," and remain vigilant as an active member of his community on Monday after receiving the hateful note, but it's unclear if and when he will return to duty.

The country is still in a state of shock and mourning after the shooting rampage in Orlando on Sunday that left 50 people dead and 53 wounded. The mass shooting, which took place during Pride Week at gay hotspot Pulse, has been deemed the most deadly shooting spree in U.S. history. The LGBT community is feeling […]

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that police are questioning witnesses again in order to accurately verify claims.

Five high school students were arrested for allegedly spray-painting hate messages on walls at a rival high school. They face up to a year in prison.

An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.

The attack happened two days before Valentine's Day in Riverdale, Georgia. Marquez Tolbert, slept over at the apartment of Anthony Gooden's family. The couple was later violently awoken by Martin Blackwell, the boyfriend of Gooden's mother, who allegedly poured scalding water on them as they slept, the report says.

An Iowa man is facing hate crime charges after he was arrested on Sunday for fighting with a Black man. Andy Benavidez of Iowa City was wearing a surgical mask when police discovered him fighting the other man, and told police he wore the mask because he was “allergic to Black people,” local outlet KGAN reports. […]

The FBI is viewing a fire that took place at a mosque in Coachella, California as an intentional act, The Los Angeles Times reports. Officials announced the news late Friday after the lobby of Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley mosque was set on fire earlier that day. The fire happened around 12 p.m., 15 minutes after […]

Mercutio Southall, a Black protester who was violently ousted from a Donald Trump rally last month, is seeking the possibilities of bringing hate crime charges forth. Who those charges will go against hasn’t been specified but Southall seems close to calling for a deeper investigation. The Daily Beast writes: Mercutio Southall, who was violently kicked […]

AMuslim store owner in Queens, New York is still in shock over an attack that police are treating as a hate crime, NBC4 New York reports. The incident happened Saturday, when Piro Kolvani entered Fatima Food Mart, owned by Sarker Haque. Kolvani walked into the store and acted erratically before screaming “I’m gonna kill Muslims,” and began punching Haque in the […]