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NYC Sikh Man Called 'Terrorist,' Run Over by Truck

NYC Sikh Man Called ‘Terrorist,’ Run Over by Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 6 2014, 10:54AM

Sandeep Singh remains hospitalized

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Oak Creek, Two Years After the Sikh Mass Murder

Oak Creek, Two Years After the Sikh Mass Murder

by Aura Bogado on August 5 2014, 2:07PM

The community is still rebuilding after the massacre

Topics: /NOW, Society

Detroit News Columnist Rewrites History of Vincent Chin Hate Crime

Detroit News Columnist Rewrites History of Vincent Chin Hate Crime

by Julianne Hing on May 1 2014, 5:40PM

Columnist Neal Rubin is using the words of one reporter to rewrite a key chapter of Asian-American civil rights history, community leaders argue.

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Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

Students Charged with Hate Crimes Against Black Student at San Jose State

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 10:54AM

The black student alleges his roommates decorated their room with a Confederate flag, and nicknamed him “Three-fifths.”

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 2:20PM

Dr. Prabhjot Singh heard the words ‘Osama’ and ‘terrorist’ shortly before being attacked by a group of young men on Saturday night.

Topics: /NOW

Friends Remember Mark Carson as a ‘Beautiful, Fabulous Gay Man’

by Jamilah King on May 20 2013, 9:43AM

The murder of a black gay man in New York City’s iconic gay neighborhood has rattled the city’s LGBT community.

Topics: /NOW

Winnsboro Police Believe Woman's Burns Were Self-Inflicted

Winnsboro Police Believe Woman’s Burns Were Self-Inflicted

by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 3:20PM

Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20-year-old black woman, is in critical condition with burns on more than half her body after being attacked by three alleged KKK members.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM

A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

The Softer Side of Hate Crime?

by Michelle Chen on April 30 2010, 11:03AM

When should a teenage killer be viewed with sympathy? The New York Times broached that issue yesterday with a long profile of Jeffrey Conroy, recently convicted in the case of the stabbing death of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero. While press…

Topics: Criminal Justice

A Rant on Anti-Latino Hate Crimes

by Guest Columnist on October 19 2009, 1:30PM

By Kevin Johnson This post originally appeared on the Immigration Prof Blog. Sadly, it continues to be open season on Latinos — especially Latino immigrants — in the United States. The “sport” of “beaner hopping” is even defined in…

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Luis Ramirez, Marcelo Lucero and the White Boys We Can’t Bring Ourselves to Convict

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2009, 10:18AM

Got word from Long Island Wins that Brian Scully, the last of the six kids who beat Luis Ramirez to death to get sentenced, ended up with three years of probation, a $1,147 fine and 400 hours of community service….

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Are We Still Watching Nooses?

by Jonathan Adams on August 15 2008, 11:40AM

Today, the Louisiana teen who threatened Jena 6 protesters with a noose hanging from his truck, was sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a “misdemeanor charge of interfering with the marchers’ federally protected right to…

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