Hate Crime

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 reports. Deputies say Jason Cuellar of Ormond Beach approached the man at the Hideout Lounge on Friday and told him “this bar is not for blacks.” The victim, 24-year-old Kenneth Hodge, ignored […]

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 Angeles Times reports. Manhattan Beach police announced on Friday that federal authorities were aiding in their investigation and looking at all possible motives, including race, according to the Times. SEE […]

Robert Snyder (pictured) and Shyla Witts (pictured) are facing a slew of charges including assault and civil rights violations.  The pair is accused of allegedly viciously attacking an unnamed black Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) worker merely because they were asked to leave a station that was closing, according to The Boston Globe. During the police interrogation of […]

Craig Wilson, of Smith County, Miss. is in critical condition after being brutally beaten and shot by a family member, allegedly because his biracial grandchildren were visiting his home, reports  WLBT.com. “They called him some severe names and then they told him to leave and they chased him off his porch around his house and […]

Taj Patterson (pictured), a Black fashion student, claims a group of Hasidic men attacked him while yelling homophobic slurs in Brooklyn the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: Patrick Gaspard On Why The World Is Celebrating Mandela’s Death Patterson was reportedly walking to his Fort Greene home after a party in Williamsburg December 1st, […]

Washington Metropolitan police are viewing a recent robbery in the diverse neighborhood of Adams Morgan as a hate crime after a group of black men allegedly robbed a white man in the name of Trayvon Martin. According to District of Columba police, the man was approached by three males early Saturday morning in the 1700 block […]

Urena Morel Frankellym (pictured), 23, was verbally and physically attacked on a Manhattan subway by 5 women and 1 man as fellow travelers stood by and did absolutely nothing, reports the NY Daily News. Frankellym and his partner were eating when a female passenger began snapping pictures of them. After he asked why she was […]

A 17-year-old Alabama high school student, Derek Shrout, who was arrested last week for allegedly plotting to kill 6 Black students by blowing them up with homemade grenades, has been released on $75,000 bond, reports the Ledger-Enquirer. Shrout, known at Russell County High School as a self-proclaimed, White supremacist, was arrested last week after a […]

Two teenagers in Chicago have been charged in the robbery and murder of an openly-gay high school student Terrance “Jawan” Wright (pictured). But while police are calling it a “robbery-turned-fatal-shooting,” the teen’s family believe it was a hate crime, according to LBGTQNation.com. Scroll down for video “I believe they only did that to him because […]

Sharmeka Moffitt (pictured), 20, the Louisiana woman who alleged that she was attacked and set on fire by men wearing “white hoodies,” lied about the incident according to police investigators, reports the Franklin Sun. RELATED: Black Woman Set On Fire By KKK? As previously reported by NewsOne, Moffitt was walking in a park at around 8 p.m. […]

Twenty-year-old Sharmeka Moffitt (pictured) was reportedly set on fire by men as she walked on a park trail on Sunday night, according to KLTV. SEE ALSO: Homeless South Carolina Man Win’s $200,000 Lottery! Moffitt was reportedly walking in Civitan Park in Winnsboro, La., when she was allegedly attacked by three men who were wearing “white […]

Savannah resident Andrew Quade (pictured) was beaten to a pulp for walking with his African-American girlfriend, Olufisayo Bakre, in the town’s square shortly before midnight last Friday, reports WOTC 11. According to the 23-year-old, he and Bakre were leisurely strolling through the town’s square when suddenly they were approached by three black men who began barraging them with racial […]