News India Racist hate crime against Black African students must end: Amnesty International The Noida police later booked over 300 people and arrested five people in connection with the assault on Nigerian students. Amnesty International India on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh authorities to bring to justice those responsible for recent racist attacks against black […]

As they sat in the lobby of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington, D.C., last month, Garnell Whitfield Jr. and others who have lost relatives nationwide to gun violence listened as U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland helped dedicate an exhibit honoring those killed. Garland spoke of some . . .

ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys are asking a U.S. appeals court to throw out the hate crime convictions of three white men who used pickup trucks to chase Ahmaud Arbery through the streets of a Georgia subdivision before one of them killed the running Black man with a shotgun. A panel of judges from the 11th […]

Uttar Pradesh authorities must bring to justice those responsible for recent racist attacks against black African students and ensure the students’ safety, said Amnesty International India today. “The recent attacks in Uttar Pradesh show how black people in India – particularly African students – continue to face racist discrimination and violence. Many of those injured […]

Updated Feb 24, 2024, 04:24 PM IST A South Carolina man was found guilty Friday of killing a Black transgender woman in the nation’s first federal trial over a hate crime based on gender identity. After deliberating for roughly four hours, jurors convicted Daqua Lameek Ritter of a hate crime for the murder of Dime […]

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — On this 20th day of Black history month, Virginia Beach Police have stepped up patrols around Veonca Evans home in the Kempsville section of the city. Her Black history month decor remains in place, but the family is not. Her three children are staying with relatives, and Evans is six […]

PHILADELPHIA — The meeting ran a little longer than anticipated, and even after it ended, many participants lingered in the conference room at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. They asked after one another’s families and talked about a welcome rise in temperatures after a snowfall and several cold days. Jason Holtzman, director of the […]

Last Updated on February 3, 2024 by BVN S. E. Williams If you are the victim of a hate crime, please contact your local law enforcement agency. For additional information please visit oag.ca.gov/hatecrimes.   As we enter Black History Month 2024, once again the nation is confronted with more alarming realities of bigotry and hatred  coming […]

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Joe Biden wants Americans to grasp the extraordinary stakes of this year’s presidential election, as he sees them. As part of that effort, he’s revisiting some of the nation’s worst traumas to highlight what can happen when hate is allowed to fester. On Monday, Biden heads to Charleston, South Carolina, to […]

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