Hate Crimes

This New York Politician Says Making Racist 911 Calls Should Be a Hate Crime

Jesse Hamilton announced a new bill after a woman called the cops on him for campaigning in his own neighborhood.<p>Earlier this month, New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, a Democrat from Brooklyn, was campaigning in Crown Heights when he was confronted by a white woman after handing her a flier. …

Crime

‘I was stunned’

An Edmonton man is sharing a video he recorded, showing a woman shouting racial slurs at him in the wake of a parking dispute on the city’s south …

Edmonton

As intolerance grows, targeted religious groups join forces

NEW YORK — “If you attack one of us, you attack all of us.”Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the New York-based Union for Reform Judaism, wasn’t just …

Religion

Lawmaker Wants To Make Calling 911 On Black People For No Reason A Hate Crime

The bill, if passed, would make unnecessarily calling the police a hate crime<p>In the past year, we’ve seen dozens of stories about white people …

New York State

22 Indiana college presidents call for hate crime law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The presidents of 22 private Indiana colleges and universities have signed a public letter calling on the General Assembly to …

College & University

Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimes

Asian America<p>From a young age, Khaldiya Mustafa never felt like she fit in at school. But when she discovered an Islamic elementary school in New Jersey, she knew she wanted her children to be a part of it.<p>Born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Mustafa, 48, began volunteering at Al-Hikmah …

New Jersey

I will always call out 'hate speech': Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his treatment of a Quebec woman he accused of racism, calling hate speech and the politics of …

Canada

Why Can’t Yogi Adityanath be Prosecuted for Hate Speech, SC Asks Yogi Govt

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the state government in four …

Yogi Adityanath

Robbers and sex offenders among criminals escaping punishment under a case disposal system — despite admitting their offence

THOUSANDS of serious crimes are being shelved by police under a “soft justice” system with robbers, arsonists and sex offenders escaping punishment …

Domestic Violence

Blame It On Trump: Black Americans Number One Target Of Hate Crimes In The U.S.

Since last year, it has been reported that hate crimes have increased as a result of the rise of Donald Trump. Hate crimes in nine U.S. metropolitan …

Donald Trump

Republicans Already Trying To Find A Defense For Trump Using The N-Word

In one of the many accusations from <b>Omarosa Manigault Newman</b>, she claims she has heard a tape of Trump using the N-word — but of course there isn’t …

Donald Trump

I convinced the courts that Nazis have a right to free speech decades ago. I’d do it again today. | Opinion

In today's heated political climate, many argue that the protections of the First Amendment should not extend to hate speech and to the white …

Rights & Freedoms

LA Teens Suffer Rising Stress Levels, USC Study Finds

Anxiety over discrimination and stress-related behavioral problems has risen among teens since 2016.<p>LOS ANGELES, CA — Teens suffering anxiety over …

Mental Health

The gender gap in Australia’s hate speech laws

Stronger hate speech laws came into effect in New South Wales last week, which make it a crime to publicly threaten or incite violence towards …

Rights & Freedoms

Area Catholics react to grand jury report, Amazon keeps Whole Foods prices high | Morning Newsletter

If millennials were hoping to save enough money on avocado toast at Whole Foods to buy a house, they will be sorely disappointed in our first story …

Donald Trump

Trudeau pledges to call out 'hate speech'

Hate speech and the politics of division are creating a “dangerous path” for Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday as he vowed to steer …

Canadian Politics

Get Ready to Eat! It's Support Black-Owned Restaurant Week!

by Wm. Steven HumphreyJamaican Jerk Meg NannaNow in it's fourth year, Support Black-Owned Restaurants Week (SBORW) is back and ready to serve up some …

Portland, OR

Not-to-be-missed literary session about feminism

Each of the panellists is an activist who brings a different – and deeply engaging – perspective to the table.

Feminism

Hundreds of neo-Nazis, including a Hitler lookalike, march in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich marched through central Berlin Saturday, protected from …

Rights & Freedoms

Family of UVF murder victim threaten legal action in a bid to have Moygashel 'hate' banners removed

THE family of a UVF murder victim has threatened legal action in a bid to force the PSNI and a Stormont department to remove a banner dedicated to a …

Human Rights

LGBTQ+ Germans reveal life of insults with #MeQueer

Germany is seen as a progressive and safe country for LGBTQ+ people, but a new social media trend is exposing the daily struggle of many. One user …

Social Media

Gay man brutally attacked in suspected hate crime following London Pride

A near-fatal encounter following an after-hours party at London Pride has left a gay man with a broken back. Police are calling the incident a …

Crime

Hate speech caught on video leads to arrest

PORTLAND, Ore. — Springfield police charged a man with intimidation, disorderly conduct and harassment after his racist rant was caught on camera.<p>The …

African-American News

Israeli settlers uproot dozens of olive trees in Jenin

Damages have yet to be counted.<p>In April, the Shin Bet, Israel's internal intelligence agency, reported a spike in Israeli hate crimes against …

Israel

Texas PodAcalypse Takes the Show on the Road

Podcast mini-tour hits Rio Rita August 25

Austin

Millions are victims of hate crimes, though many never report them

PHOENIX — More than 2.4 million crimes in which the victims say the perpetrators were motivated by hate occurred across the United States in the five …

Rights & Freedoms

Man, 80, seriously injured in stabbing at Manchester mosque

An 80-year-old man has been seriously injured in a stabbing at a mosque in Manchester.<p>A man in his 20s, who was understood to be a fellow worshipper, was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after the incident on Friday.<p>Officers were called to the mosque in Whalley Range shortly before …

Extremism

PM’s I-Day speech: not many takers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an electoral pitch in his Independence Day address from the Red Fort on Wednesday, as was widely expected. Prime …

India

Trump speaks out to defend hate speech, violence, and lies

Donald Trump generally has less executive time on weekends—tee times come earlier than the start of Trump’s ‘business’ day—but Trump started early on …

Donald Trump

Police seek hate crime charges against Dorchester man behind racist rant caught on camera

BOSTON (WHDH) - Investigators with the Boston Police Department have determined that a Boston man committed several hate crimes when he screamed …

Civil Rights