hate crimes

Hate crimes are rising in America’s ten biggest cities.  The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found reported hate crimes jumped more than 12 percent in major population centers last year.  It’s the fourth year in a row the numbers have gone up.  The targets of hate crimes vary.  In New York, almost […]

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 incident occurred recently outside a hotel when two men from the Standing Rock tribe were blocked inside a parking lot as several masked men approached their car.

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.

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.

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 family of Anatoly Veltman, Jr., is suing former teacher Milton Parker for $5M for punching the autistic boy in the face and traumatizing him. Parker claims it was a "reflex" that made him punch his 11-year-old student inside the cafeteria of PS 225 in Brooklyn.

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.

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.