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Hate Crimes

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  • Man accused of skinny jeans hate crime against musicians turns himself in

    Man accused of skinny jeans hate crime against musicians turns himself in
    A man accused of attacking three Sacramento-area musicians because they wore skinny jeans turned himself in to police Tuesday night. Timothy Brownell, 25, was wanted on hate crime charges after allegedly yelling a homophobic slur at the musicians Sunday...
  • As South Carolina honors shooting victims, Alabama lowers its Confederate flags

    As South Carolina honors shooting victims, Alabama lowers its Confederate flags
    State senator and pastor Clementa Pinckney was carried Wednesday into the Statehouse where he served the people for nearly 20 years, becoming the first African-American since Reconstruction to rest in honor in the South Carolina Rotunda. Hours later,...
  • From Charleston To Oak Creek: When Will We Truly Examine The Cause of Hate?

    From Charleston To Oak Creek: When Will We Truly Examine The Cause of Hate?
    After the Charleston tragedy, America has tried to quarantine this brutal crime to the realm of the lone wolf attack — a place of singular, inexplicable evil that remains disconnected from our nation's bigotry. In this realm, we mourn together, we...
  • As South Carolina honors victims, Alabama lowers its flags

    State senator and pastor Clementa Pinckney was carried Wednesday into the Statehouse where he served the people for nearly 20 years, becoming the first African-American since Reconstruction to rest in honor in the South Carolina Rotunda. Hours later,...
  • The Latest on church shooting: Memphis statue may move

    10:30 p.m. The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, says he thinks a statue of Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest should be removed from its location at a city park. In a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Wednesday,...
  • Transgender population needs visibility, safety, support: experts

    Transgender population needs visibility, safety, support: experts
    A cultural conversation about transgender issues recently has rocketed into the mainstream, thanks to high-profile transgender celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox. But policy, public safety and governmental bodies have a lot of catching...
  • Slayings could revive South Carolina hate-crimes debate

    COLUMBIA, S.C. The Charleston church massacre could revive efforts to pass a South Carolina hate-crimes law, some legislators say. But such a proposal faces a tough uphill climb in a General Assembly that has not been sympathetic to the idea in the past....
  • Are we giving up on gun laws?

    Witnesses say that the white gunman who killed nine people at Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was quite vocal about his motives: He wanted to kill black people. Quoting a survivor of the horror, Sylvia Johnson, whose...
  • Black Americans grapple with unease in wake of Charleston shooting

    Black Americans grapple with unease in wake of Charleston shooting
    As he tugged open the plywood door to his newsstand Saturday morning, Charles Tone turned to one of his customers with a question. "How can they forgive him?" said Tone, 66. "Man, I don't even know if it can be genuine." The newsstand at the corner of...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: Portland Press Herald (Maine), June 19, 2015 The more we learn about the young white man arrested in the killings of nine people Wednesday at a historic...
  • Latest on church shooting: Obama marvels at forgiveness

    10:20 p.m. President Barack Obama is marveling at the willingness of relatives of the shooting victims at a historic black church to forgive the man accused of the killings. Obama is calling it "an expression of faith that is unimaginable but that...