Hate Crimes

The South Florida death -- estimated to be the 18th killing of a transgender woman of color in the U.S. this year -- is being investigated as a homicide.
Officials suspect the seven attacks on houses of worship in Thurston County, Washington, are meant to “send a message.”
Police in Tracy, California, say they have no evidence suggesting the killing of Parmjit Singh is a hate crime, but will continue investigating.
Parmjit Singh died at the scene after he was attacked while taking a walk in Tracy, California, police say.
The violent incident, which took place at Las Perlas, was caught on video.
The women said they were physically and verbally assaulted by two other patrons at Las Perlas before bar staff aggressively threw them out.
The Democratic presidential candidate's plan comes less than two weeks after the man accused of killing 22 people in El Paso was linked to white supremacist writings.
A misshapen swastika and misspelled slur were spray-painted on a garage next to the scene.
“Don’t pretend to be shocked," the Nobel Prize-winning economist wrote in a column for The New York Times.
The mass shooting in El Paso "underscores the continued threat posed by domestic violent extremists and perpetrators of hate crimes," the FBI said in a statement.
The man was wounded in a drive-by shooting as he waited for services at Young Israel of Greater Miami, the synagogue said.
The teenagers, described as between the ages of 15 and 17, are accused of assaulting a same-sex couple after ordering them to kiss.
The demands come after Swami Harish Chander Puri Ji was beaten near his temple in Queens while taking a walk Thursday morning.
Last year was the fourth-deadliest in the nation for right-wing extremist violence, according to data from the Anti-Defamation League's Center on Extremism.
A survey last year showed that two-thirds of millennials in the U.S. were not familiar with Auschwitz.
The soccer star celebrated her team’s World Cup victory at a ticker-tape parade in Manhattan.
Fields is already facing a Virginia life sentence for murder for ramming his car into a crowd at an extremist rally, killing protester Heather Heyer.
Holden Matthews allegedly set fire to three historically black churches in and around Opelousas this past spring.
“I told myself I wasn’t going to be one of those cases that got abandoned,” said Fatoumata Camara, who dug up video proving she was beaten and robbed.
The "Empire" actor's frequent comments about his reported hated crime "aren't the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy."