Hate Crimes

Racist, nativist and xenophobic sentiments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic are leading to attacks on Asian Americans.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March, Asian Americans have reported 3,000 hate incidents against them nationwide. Now, seniors are being targeted.
The actor addressed recent attacks against elderly Asian Americans, calling for all people to "help in amplifying the outrage."
Actors Daniel Dae Kim, Daniel Wu and Gemma Chan want the public, authorities and the media to pay more attention to anti-Asian attacks related to COVID-19.
Holden White, who was hospitalized for almost a month last year, alleged that Chance Seneca targeted him because of his sexuality.
"For me, it was reminiscent of cross burnings," Asbury United Methodist Church's senior pastor said in a statement.
Johnny Roman Garza, 21, was one of four people charged with conspiring with terroristic hate group Atomwaffen Division.
"RuPaul's Drag Race" star Peppermint, Mila Jam and Deja Smith help reimagine Sia's "Alive" in the clip, released on Transgender Day of Remembrance.
The overall number of hate crimes also rose to a 10-year high, even as fewer law enforcement agencies bothered to report their statistics.
Brandon Higgs, who was active in private neo-Nazi chat groups, said "Go back to Africa!" before the shooting in a Baltimore suburb.