Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law.
Cuomo Calls For Legislation To Redefine Domestic Terrorism As 'Hate-Inspired, Mass Murder By An American'
NY Governor called domestic terrorism "hate-inspired, mass murder by an American" and he wants to combat hate crimes and white supremacist groups with legislation that would do the same.
The Poway attack was an anti-Semitic hate crime, but the white assailant appears to also have sought to attack both Jews and Muslims.
Hate crimes across the United States spiked 17 percent in 2017 – marking a rise for the third straight year – according to a new FBI report.
Reported hate crimes with racial or ethnic bias jumped the day after President Trump won the 2016 election, going from 10 to 27, according to an analysis of FBI hate crime statistics.
FBI: Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.
Nooses have appeared recently around the nation's capital—including the Smithsonian's new African-American history museum—in a rash of incidents that experts say shows the growing use of hate symbols in the U.S. to try to intimidate minorities.