hate crime

The man accused of killing nine Black parishioners at the historic Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, S.C. was indicted on federal hate crime charges…

FBI Director James Comey said Thursday he is still weighing whether the killings of nine African-Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, last…

At least five African-American churches were damaged or destroyed in fires in the past week. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that three of the five – in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina – have been declared arson. Also see: Police: Arsonist Set Fire To Black Church In East Charlotte Two other fires in South Carolina and Ohio […]

Friends, family and loved ones will gather early Friday afternoon to pay their last respects to South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney. Pinckney, one of…

Exactly a week after a gunman massacred nine people at a historic Black church in South Carolina, police are investigating a deliberate fire that destroyed a predominantly…

As details regarding the Charleston, SC church shooting continue to unfold, the nation is grappling yet again with what appears to be a violent hate…

Police are continuing their investigation into the South Carolina shooting that left nine dead at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, but the suspect, a…

“Exclusively for white people” stickers appear on six East Austin business. http://t.co/tcE9p1Rwli #Racism #Texas pic.twitter.com/tEl3Xu8oH4 — J. David McSwane (@davidmcswane) March 18, 2015 Police and…

A Florida man is facing hate crime charges after hitting a black man with a bottle during a bar fight, the Daytona Beach News Journal…

Police are speculating that an ongoing dispute over parking led 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks to allegedly murder 3 students in Chapel Hill last night. Hicks has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19. All three victims were shot in the head. […]

Members of a Black family in Manhattan Beach, Calif., are calling for a hate crime investigation after their home was recently fire bombed, the Los…