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Bias crimes appeared to increase in some cities following the Nov. 8 election, a trend that has extended into this year.
Public outcry, including that of Ian Grillot, the man who tried to stop the shooter, caused President Trump to finally address the incident being investigated as a hate crime.
About 100 headstones were overturned at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia just a week after a similar incident occurred in Missouri.
A Massachusetts businessman is facing hate crime charges for violence against an airport worker.
King wrote in a recently uncovered letter that Sessions “sought to punish older civil rights activists, advisors and colleagues of my husband, who had been key figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.”
Is Facebook responsible for its technology being used as a vehicle for hate?
In an emotional farewell address, Obama discussed American values and race in the U.S., and gave a tribute to his wife and daughters.
“He must be held accountable for each and every action he took inside that church. For every life he took,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams.
Says people “sometimes have blind spots … but that doesn’t mean that they’re not open to learning and caring about equality and justice … there’s goodness in the majority of people.”
In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.
President Barack Obama addressed his dealings with racism during his historic two terms in the White House.
For some, only a white Santa Claus can come to their town.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office responds to backlash from social media users saying the assailant was released because he is white.
Recent incidents, including a profanity-filled rant on a Delta Air Lines flight, are causing companies involved to speak up or lose business.
The president-elect distanced himself from the alt-right movement and condemned white nationalists celebrating his election, but those are “just words,” say neo-Nazis and others.
Alabama Sen. Sessions previously lost a federal judge nomination due to his racist positions and remarks.
The racist fliers were found this week at Southern Methodist University, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and the University of Oklahoma.
Amy Gutmann, whose father escaped Nazi Germany, participated in a faculty solidarity march after racist texts were sent to Black students.
A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group.
Students at more than 100 colleges across the country plan to stage national walkout on Wednesday. Organization urges white students to form “circle of protection” around non-white peers.
President-elect’s plan shares space with recent headline: “Janet Jackson’s Crackhead Ex-Husband Was on Growing Up Hip Hop Last Night … Spilling Tea About Their Secret Baby!”
Student is suspected of sending messages to more than 150 students at the University of Pennsylvania that included racial slurs and threats of lynchings, with pictures of African Americans being hanged.
Following several nights of unrest, crowds marched in parks in New York City, San Francisco and Oakland. Protesters chanted: “Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcomed here,” and held signs such as “White silence = violence” and “Don't mourn, organize.”
“They tell us they are gonna beat us up for being Black and they’re gonna stab us,” a ninth grader at York County School of Technology told DiversityInc.