hate crimes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Convicted South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof is set to plead guilty to state murder charges, avoiding a second death sentence and effectively bringing to a close the prosecutions against him for the 2015 slaughter. Solicitor Scarlett Wilson told The Associated Press on Friday that Roof is scheduled to enter a […]

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.

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.

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.

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.”

Senior U.S. District Judge Hayden Head of the Southern District of Texas, condemned the men for the brutal attack, saying they "abandoned their humanity to the viciousness of animals."

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 […]

In the town of Clinton, La., a white 54-year-old man was arrested and charged with a hate crime and an additional misdemeanor charge after he…