hate crime

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.

Modesto police are investigating a White student for a possible hate crime. He appears in a Snapchat video with a noose and gun, directly threatening a Black classmate.

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.

The attack happened two days before Valentine's Day in Riverdale, Georgia. Marquez Tolbert, slept over at the apartment of Anthony Gooden's family. The couple was later violently awoken by Martin Blackwell, the boyfriend of Gooden's mother, who allegedly poured scalding water on them as they slept, the report says.

An Iowa man is facing hate crime charges after he was arrested on Sunday for fighting with a Black man. Andy Benavidez of Iowa City was wearing a surgical mask when police discovered him fighting the other man, and told police he wore the mask because he was “allergic to Black people,” local outlet KGAN reports. […]

A Bay Area state worker has been charged with a hate crime after she threw coffee on a Muslim man during a prayer service.

The FBI is viewing a fire that took place at a mosque in Coachella, California as an intentional act, The Los Angeles Times reports. Officials announced the news late Friday after the lobby of Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley mosque was set on fire earlier that day. The fire happened around 12 p.m., 15 minutes after […]

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 […]

AMuslim store owner in Queens, New York is still in shock over an attack that police are treating as a hate crime, NBC4 New York reports. The incident happened Saturday, when Piro Kolvani entered Fatima Food Mart, owned by Sarker Haque. Kolvani walked into the store and acted erratically before screaming “I’m gonna kill Muslims,” and began punching Haque in the […]

Officials are looking into a possible hate crime in which a severed pig’s head was thrown in front of a North Philadelphia mosque. According to Philly, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday. Surveillance cameras caught a suspicious red van driving near the Al Aqsa Islamic Society. The vehicle drove past the mosque twice; the second time, the pig’s […]

"A group of White supremacists showed up at the protest, as they have done most nights," Miski Noor, a media contact for Black Lives Matter told the Star Tribune.

Campus police released alerts online via Twitter and Facebook assuring the campus was safe. The tweets, posted by the account @keanuagainstblk, were sent shortly after a peaceful rally against racial bias on college campuses.