Tag: Hate Crimes

'War on whites' Behind Sessions Opposition, Says GOP Rep.

The allegations of racism against U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions are a result of the Democrats’ “war on whites,” according to Alabama’s Republican Rep. Mo Brooks. “It’s really about political power and racial division and what I refer to, on occasion, as the ‘war on whites,’” Brooks said on “The Morning…

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released a report on Friday revealing that it has collected 701 incidents of hate in the week directly following the election, from November 9 to November 16. Also on Friday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes report, revealing that 5,818 single-bias incidents occurred…

NY Attorney General Calls for Vigilance on Hate Crimes

In light of the recent surge in hate crimes across the country, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging law enforcement to identify and prosecute those that occur. Schneiderman held a meeting with civil rights leaders Thursday to discuss the sharp increase in hate crimes, which the Southern Poverty…