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Hate crimes in the U.S. rose to the highest level in more than a decade as federal officials also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings since the FBI began collecting that data in the early 1990s, according to an FBI report released Monday.
Members of the Black Student Union at Gonzaga University are reeling after anonymous people joined their Zoom meeting Sunday to spew racial slurs in what the university called a “hate crime.”
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Just over her mask, Patra Okelo's eyes brimmed with tears when she recalled the instant that a truth about America dawned and her innocence burned away.
A Senate panel voted Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened a new front in the battle over hate speech, misinformation and perceived political bias on social media a month before the presidential election.
A self-described member of the Proud Boys, a far-right group, pleaded not guilty to a dozen charges Thursday related to clashes in the streets of Portland, Oregon, between right- and left-wing demonstrators in the run-up to November's presidential election.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Members of the far-right Proud Boys group and counter-protesters clashed violently Saturday afternoon in western Michigan, resulting in arrests, police said.
Facebook Inc. removed 22.5 million posts for violating the company's policies around hate speech in the second quarter, more than double the number removed during the first three months of the year.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform's site’s rules forbidding hate speech.
Nick Cannon's “hateful speech” and anti-Semitic theories led ViacomCBS to cut ties with the TV host and producer, the media giant said.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Some statues of figures from America’s slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confederate monument crafted – colossal figures carved into the solid rock of a Georgia mountainside – may outlast them all.
President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power," a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the president had not heard “the one statement” on the video.
NEW YORK – In one video clip, a Black man kneels in front of a line of police, then one by one young white men move in as shields, human barriers between him and the law.
The Justice Department said Monday that federal prosecutors are weighing possible hate crime charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man gunned down after being pursued by two armed white men in a Georgia subdivision.
A woman accused of discharging a Taser and yelling homophobic slurs during an argument late Saturday night was arrested and is facing a hate crime charge.
The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of El Paso, Texas, has been charged with federal hate crimes
Decent people need to remember to speak out against racists and their dangerous messages.
“I’m really concerned about the safety of the people at my church,” the church’s pastor said.
South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination.
“Our intel suggests it is being held outside Spokane County,” said a spokesman for the Spokane Police Department.
French lawmakers have approved a measure that is intended to force search engines and social networks to take hate speech off the internet.