Alanna Burke

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Paul Thomas: Grit and Education Do Not Trump White Privilege

Paul Thomas, a professor at Furman University in South Carolina and one of our most insightful scholars of race and inequality, writes that the …

Seattle firefighters charged with hate crimes say victims were out to get them

They were angry firefighters, pissed off to see a homeless man sleeping under a Seattle memorial to their fallen brothers.<p>They were three people …

Hate Crimes: Boston Couple Brutally Attacks Black Female City Worker Because They Don’t “Take S**t From N**gers”

Racist Boston Couple Attacks Black City Worker<p>A Boston couple is facing charges for assault and civil rights violations after they were accused of …

Transgender woman killed in L.A. as she pounded on door for help

A 21-year-old Los Angeles woman was shot and killed early Wednesday morning while she pounded on the front door of a South L.A. home begging for …

Black, gay and shot dead in his own car: this is another Missouri killing we should talk about

<b>Can you hate part of yourself so much</b> that you want to kill people like you? And is that a hate crime?<p>Those are the questions being whispered at gay bars, asked behind tears in family living rooms, and maybe even being answered by the police force here – on the other side of Missouri from Ferguson …

Man Faces Federal Hate Crimes Probe After Running Over Boy Outside Kansas City Mosque

A 34-year-old man will face a hate crimes probe after being charged with the hit-and-run death of a teenage boy outside the Somali Center of Kansas …