hate crime

Two Jewish Men Charged With Hate Crime After Attacking Elderly Black Man in Brooklyn

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Two Jewish men from Crown Heights, Brooklyn have been arrested and charged with a hate crime after attacking an elderly black man.  The 56-year-old man reportedly was walking his dog Saturday in Brooklyn. According to police, the suspects punched the man several times in the...

3 Students Expelled From San Jose State University After Hate Crime

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Last November, members of the Black Students Union at San Jose State University rallied on campus to demand answers over the reported tormenting of an African-American freshman Donald Williams Jr  that included putting a bike lock around his neck, hanging Nazi symbols around the apartment, referred...

Michigan Woman Attacked After Having Same-Sex Wedding On TV

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The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s department in Michigan is currently on the hunt for two men who attacked a woman they recognized from a same-sex wedding television appearance. The 28-year-old Ypsilanti Township woman was attacked Monday outside a Ypsilanti Township apartment complex; the woman was punched, kicked and knocked...

Feds Charge White Man With Hate Crime In First “Knockout” Prosecution

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On November 24, Conrad Alvin Barrett, of Katy, Texas, recorded himself on his cellphone attacking a 79-year-old black man.  In the video you could see Barett running away and saying “knockout”. He also told of his plans in the video. “The plan is to see...

NAACP Pushes District Attorney to File Felony Charges Against San Jose State University Students

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Civil rights leaders are pushing prosecutors to file felony charges against four white students who allegedly participated in hate crimes against a black student at San Jose State University. According to a police report the students, who currently face misdemeanors hate crime and battery charges,...