More than 10 percent of the 7,175 hate-bias incidents reported by law enforcement in 2017 occurred at schools and universities.
Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a news conference Thursday that Smollett sent a racist and homophobic threatening letter to himself at the Fox studio lot before the attack. He says Smollett was dissatisfied with his salary.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
The "Empire" actor turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope…
In our news wrap Wednesday, there were more funerals held in Pittsburgh for victims of Saturday's shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. Meanwhile, Robert Bowers was indicted on 44 federal counts. Also, President Trump today kicked off his final…
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
The suspect was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of murder, one count of criminal attempted murder and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment stemming from the attack at a Kroger store in suburban Louisville last week.
The man accused of killing 11 people over the weekend at a Pittsburgh synagogue had his first appearance in court. And as funerals for the victims are set to begin, President Trump blames the media for U.S. anger. John Yang…
By Ingrid Anderson, The Conversation
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…
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