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  • Police: Black woman declares 'I hate white people' before attacking Ride On bus passengers

    06/18/2018 6:17:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 88 replies
    News 4 ^ | 6/18/18
    Gaithersburg MD— A black woman declared her disdain for "white people" before pummeling two white passengers onboard a moving Ride On bus, Gaithersburg Police say. Kimberly Jordan, 24, of Silver Spring, is charged with racial harassment, obstructing and second-degree assault due to her alleged offensive and physically painful antics. It was 9 p.m. on a Monday. The Ride On bus was operating a route near the intersection of Frederick Avenue and Travis Avenue, just north of the Lakeforest Mall. Jordan allegedly began to stare at two white passengers and then murmured, "I hate white people." A short while later, Jordan,...
  • Houston Police: Teen's story about being abducted by white supremacists wasn't true

    06/05/2018 12:45:21 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 69 replies
    abc13 News ^ | 6/4/2018 | Tom Abrahams
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police say there is no evidence to support the claims made by a teenager that white supremacists abducted him, injured him and threatened him. We first brought you this story last month when 13-year-old Zavion Parker claimed he was grabbed by an adult and four young men after stepping off his school bus. Zavion alleges he was robbed and beaten, all because of his race. He also said he was held at a property at gunpoint until he was able to escape. Michelle Lee, the teen's mother, told Eyewitness News her son managed to escape...
  • Man in MAGA hat accused of pushing immigrant onto subway tracks charged with hate crime

    05/30/2018 3:22:40 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/30/18 | Luis Sanchez
    A man wearing President Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again" hat who was arrested for allegedly pushing an immigrant man onto the subway tracks in New York City was reportedly charged with a hate crime on Wednesday. The man, William Ames, made derogatory remarks about Mexican Americans at Union Square last month, getting into a heated argument with two men, BuzzFeed News reported. “I don't know why he targeted me. He started yelling that I was there to take his job and that we bring drugs here,” the victim, identified by the press as Luis Lopez, told The New York...
  • Woman attacks Asian-American service member in racist tirade: 'Go back to f---ing China'

    05/26/2018 7:51:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    A viral video released this week caught a woman on camera launching a racist tirade against an Asian-American service member in a parking lot in California. James Ahn said he was driving earlier this month when the woman pulled up next to him and pulled her eyes back in an offensive gesture. “This is not your f—-king country,” she says in the video. “This is my country.” SNIP “All that we could establish is that this was derogatory remarks between two parties,” Bosques said. “There was no threat and there was no crime committed. We did document everything in a...
  • Irish Church Scandal: ‘Priest’ Desecrates Altar With Gay Sex Acts

    05/07/2018 6:15:06 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 5/4/18 | Alexander Slavsky
    State Police in Ireland investigating the sacrilegeKILDORRERY, Ireland (ChurchMilitant.com) - The latest scandal to rock the Irish Church involves the desecration of a church by a "priest" engaging in gay sex on the high altar. The recent incident happened in St. Bartholomew's Church in Kildorrery, Ireland. Images obtained by Church Militant show a man dressed as a priest caught engaging in oral sex and other sexual activity with another man laid across the altar in the church. Anthony Murphy, director of Lumen Fidei Institute, a Catholic lay association in Ireland, told Church Militant, "A profane and wicked attack has taken...
  • Missouri man, who once threatened to 'kill all white people,' is indicted in 2nd set of 3 killings

    03/03/2018 7:38:50 PM PST · by familyop · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 3, 2018 | Fox News
    The five male victims were all shot as they walked on or near the trails or, in one case, walked home after getting off a bus. The female victim was homeless, and her decomposing body was found in a tent in woods in Grandview. She also was shot, police said. The police say they do not know if the shootings were racially motivated.
  • Man charged with threatening Riverview church over conversion therapy program

    02/28/2018 8:13:54 PM PST · by massmike · 5 replies
    Thenewsherald.com ^ | 02/28/2018 | N/A
    A Southgate man has been charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly leaving a threatening email at a Riverview church over its controversial sexual identity workshop that some people equate to conversion therapy. Brian Carl Begin II was arraigned Feb. 15 in Wyandotte before 27th District Magistrate Elizabeth DiSanto on a single charge of misuse of telecommunications services. The charge is a six-month misdemeanor, with a fine and penalty of up to $1,000, or both. “The workshop has gained so much negative attention on social media and news outlets that the church has canceled the workshop, fearing that protest may turn...
  • Man accused of hate crime at UNLV

    02/28/2018 3:08:42 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 22 replies
    https://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 02/28/2018 | mike shoro
    A man has been arrested after a hate crime inside of UNLV’s Student Union on Friday, police said. Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested Gino Flinn in a battery that happened about 11 a.m. Friday inside the union, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, UNLV police announced. Campus police identified Flinn as a suspect on Monday. Flinn remained in Clark County Detention Center Tuesday afternoon on a count of battery resulting in substanial bodily harm with a hate crime enhancement.
  • After Untrue Hijab Assault, Still Important to Denounce Hate Crimes: Kathleen Wynne

    01/22/2018 1:06:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Global News ^ | January 17, 2018
    Toronto police say an 11-year-old girl's account of having her hijab cut on the way to school, was not true. Why she lied -- and whether she was pressured -- is not clear. Mike Drolet reports.Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comments against hate crime following an alleged attack on an 11-year-old Toronto girl wearing a hijab that later turned out to be untrue. The Grade 6 student told school officials — and the media at a news conference — last Friday that a man approached her from behind and cut her hijab. READ MORE: Incident involving man cutting...
  • Man who taught dog Nazi salutes ‘should be convicted of hate crime’

    01/05/2018 3:41:07 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 34 replies
    Mark Meechan, 30, filmed pug Buddha responding to statements such as ‘gas the Jews’ and ‘Sieg Heil’ in video footage posted on Youtube. Meechan, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, is on trial at Airdrie Sheriff Court and denies any wrong doing. He insists he made the video to annoy his girlfriend Suzanne Kelly, 29. Prosecutors allege he communicated material that would cause fear and alarm and stir up hatred on religious grounds by posting a clip which was ‘anti-semitic in nature’ to YouTube.
  • California Prosecuting Man for Insulting Posts on Islamic Center's Facebook Page

    01/01/2018 2:49:59 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 21 replies
    Reason ^ | December 29, 2017 | Eugene Volokh
    The government's theory would equally criminalize insulting posts on a NRA page, or on a pro-Trump organization's page, or on a Communist Party page. In September 2016, Mark Feigin posted five insulting comments on the Islamic Center of Southern California's Facebook page (before he was finally blocked by the ICSC from commenting): • "THE TERROR HIKE ... SOUNDS LIKE FUN" (written in response to the Center's "Sunset Hike" announcement). • "THE MORE MUSLIMS WE ALLOW INTO AMERICA THE MORE TERROR WE WILL SEE." • "PRACTICING ISLAM CAN SLOW OR EVEN REVERSE THE PROCESS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION." • "Islam is dangerous...
  • How My Priest Taught Me About Forgiveness When A Man Bombed Our Church

    12/27/2017 8:11:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 27, 2017 | Margot Cleveland
    A few weeks ago, when my husband returned home from work, his evening greeting struck a serious chord: “Did you hear what happened at Divine Child?” Divine Child is our Catholic parish church, located just a mile away.I hadn’t, so he quickly explained that a man had set off explosives in the Adoration Chapel nestled just west of the church. He added that the website for our local news “paper” included a video from the security system.That night after tucking our son into bed, I pulled up the story. More details had developed: The explosives were commercial-grade fireworks. Two women...
  • Year in Review: 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017

    12/26/2017 11:48:11 AM PST · by x1stcav · 19 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 12/26/17 | Amanda Tidwell
    Over the last year, it seems as if more campus hate crimes turned out to be hoaxes than legitimate acts of hate. Schools tended to be fertile ground for overzealous students looking to prove there is hate where none exists. These 17 examples show 2017 continued to be a year in which hate-crime hoaxes are an epidemic with no end in sight. Some anecdotes are fallout from post-election antics spawned in late November 2016 in the wake of the Donald Trump presidency. The rest originated in apparent desperate attempts to push a progressive narrative. Student cries KKK — except it...
  • British Government Refuses to Say Whether Proclaiming Divinity of Christ is a Hate Crime

    12/15/2017 5:55:28 PM PST · by marshmallow · 36 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 12/14/17 | Staff Reporter
    Lord Pearson says the government refused to answer when he asked whether stating religious belief could be 'hate'The British government has refused to say whether telling people about the Christian faith could be a hate crime. Lord Pearson of Rannoch, a UKIP peer, says when he raised a question on the issue on the House of Lords, the government failed to state clearly whether Christians cannot be prosecuted just for stating their beliefs. “I said to the government ‘Will they confirm unequivocally that a Christian who says that Jesus is the only son of the one true God cannot be...
  • Chicago Hate Crime Kidnapper gets no Prison Time for her Crimes

    12/11/2017 9:06:24 PM PST · by 198ml · 12 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | 12/11/17 | John Porter
    There were plenty stories in 2017 to turn our stomachs. But, no other tale made us sicker than the time four teenaged kidnappers tortured a white special needs man. Because “Trump” and “honkies.” A hate crime if I ever saw one. If the story wasn’t already bad enough for you, they also live-streamed the torture session on Facebook. Well, the first kidnapper received her sentence, and it’s about as fitting as Michael Moore in a movie theater seat.
  • Chicago Judge Gives Woman Charged In Facebook Live Hate Crime A Shocking Sentence

    12/09/2017 3:07:37 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/9/17
    The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Brittany Covington narrated a Facebook Live video showing the special needs teen being tortured and humiliated in the Chicago apartment she shared with her sister Tanishia, who is still behind bars in this matter along with co-defendants Tesfaye Cooper and Jordan Hill.
  • Bacon used in hate crime: Man gets 15 years in mosque vandalism

    12/07/2017 9:42:57 AM PST · by Cubs Fan · 92 replies
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A man who vandalized a Florida mosque in January 2016 and left a raw slab of bacon on its doorstep was sentenced to 15 years in prison on a hate crime conviction, a state attorney’s spokesman said on Wednesday. Wolfe was also sentenced to 15 years of probation, to be served after his prison sentence, Brown said.
  • Air Force: Racial Slurs Written by 1 Person Who Was Targeted

    The Air Force Academy says racial slurs posted outside the dorm rooms of five black students were written by one of those students.
  • Employee arrested after racist graffiti, arson at Kansas City church

    10/30/2017 6:14:36 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 35 replies
    kctv5.com ^ | Posted: Oct 30, 2017 3:41 PM CST Updated: Oct 30, 2017 6:01 PM CST | Posted by Chris Oberholtz, Digital Content Manage
    KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A church maintenance worker has been charged with arson after setting a fire at Concord Cultural Center and spray-painting racist graffiti on the front of the adjoining church in an effort to cover up his burglary, said Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Nathaniel D. Nelson, 48, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City. Nelson remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing. Nelson was a member of the church who was employed as a maintenance worker at the church and...
  • NYPD: man made anti-white remark before throwing unknown liquid into 13-year-old girl's face

    10/25/2017 4:20:20 PM PDT · by ETL · 27 replies
    A man splashed an unknown liquid in a girl’s face and called her a “white b–ch” as she was getting off a school bus in Queens, officials said. The 13-year-old had just stepped off the bus near the corner of Lefferts Boulevard and 101st Avenue in Richmond Hill when the man accosted her around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said. “This is for you, white b–ch,” he shouted before throwing the substance in her face. The attacker then fled north toward 97th Avenue, but not before the victim managed to snap a photo of him with her cellphone. The child was...