hate crime

Authorities arrest five teenage boys for spray painting racist graffiti on an historic Black schoolhouse. However, they declined to charge them with a hate crime or identify their race.

A White Oregon couple accused of running down a Black teen in a convenience store parking lot on August 10 will face additional hate crime charges.

Dylann Roof's lawyer, Sarah Gannett, said the charges are "extremely grave" and "under the Constitution they are not properly charged."

Defense attorneys claim that the case against their client is unconstitutional and infringes on the state's current murder case.

The country is still in a state of shock and mourning after the shooting rampage in Orlando on Sunday that left 50 people dead and 53 wounded. The mass shooting, which took place during Pride Week at gay hotspot Pulse, has been deemed the most deadly shooting spree in U.S. history. The LGBT community is feeling […]

One brief moment in time would prove fatal for the Staten Island teen, who family and friends lovingly called, "Poppa Jawn."

Five high school students were arrested for allegedly spray-painting hate messages on walls at a rival high school. They face up to a year in prison.

Louisiana House Bill 953, or the 'Blue Lives Matter Bill," extends provisions under the current hate crime law, covering police officers, EMS workers and first responders.

Pastor Jordan Brown, founder of the Church of Open Doors in Austin, said in a statement that the grocery chain "did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story.”

An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.

Benavidez, who was arrested for assaulting a Black man, told officers he donned a surgical face mask because he didn't want to catch the germs of Black people.

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 […]