The modern outpouring of anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic sentiment is reminiscent of the political climate during the years between the first and second world wars in the U.S.
The white man who fatally shot Indian national Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounded two other men at a bar in northeastern Kansas last year targeted them "because of their race, color, and national origin," federal prosecutors said.
Marq Vincent Perez was found guilty of all counts in the Jan. 28, 2017, blaze at an Islamic center in Victoria, Texas. Perez faces up to 20 years in federal prison for destroying a religious place of worship.
By Sadie Gurman and Russell Contreras, Associated Press
More than half of the 250,000 hate crimes that took place each year between 2004 and 2015 went unreported to law enforcement for a variety of reasons, according to a special report on hate crimes from the Bureau of Justice…
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
The department's special counsel for religious discrimination said Attorney General Jeff Sessions has urged the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue those cases as part of his tough-on-crime agenda.
By Joshua Barajas
Witnesses have said the shooter told the two Indian men to "get out of my country."…
By PBS NewsHour
A wave of anti-Semitic incidents has swept across the U.S. in the past few months, including dozens of bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers around the country. Although President Trump formally denounced the threats on Tuesday, some believe he has…
The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 1,000 incidents of hate-based intimidation following the 2016 presidential election. But most of these incidents aren't considered hate crimes.
By Laura Santhanam, Kenya Downs
Prosecuting hate crimes is often a complicated and arduous process, and no national agency tracks conviction rate data for these crimes.
FBI statistics released last month show reported hate crimes against Muslims rose by 67 percent in 2015 to their highest number since the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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