Cops say 19-year-old Hunter Park wrote he would "shoot every black person I see" on the anonymous messaging app YikYak.
The 21-year-old pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday. If he's convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison.
Also this week: A cop pulled a gun on a guy who was filming him.
The location of his alleged shooting spree—a church—could land the South Carolina native on death row.
"Money cannot replace the wedding we lost and our perfect day," she wrote.
A series of fires at predominantly black churches since the horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina—including two blazes in the same state—have raised the specter of copycat racial violence.
Before politicians call for new gun laws in the wake of the Charleston shooting, they might consider how those laws have disproportionately affected black Americans.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has already said she hopes the 21-year-old alleged church shooter receives the death penalty.
The things the alleged Charleston shooter reportedly said to his victims might give prosecutors cause to bust out the T-word.
What are the major parties promises to do for Britain's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people?
The new Native American media group is working to represent the Native community where the mainstream media has failed.
For a lot of American Muslims, conversations with their kids about the perils of interacting with police or security officers came up in the wake of 9/11—and have resurfaced after the murders in Chapel Hill.
The US military recruited neo-Nazis, gang members, and criminals to fight the war on terror—and now they're coming home.
On Tuesday morning, volunteers working at the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP heard a loud explosion outside the building that they said was powerful enough to knock items off the wall.
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November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, when communities all over the world hold vigils and memorials for those lost largely to hate crimes and domestic violence.
I talked to a lawyer who said that it probably wouldn't be treated as one in the courts.
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
Some LGBT activists say that the best way to prevent hate crimes is to stand up to homophobes—and that means carrying a gun and not being afraid to use it.
Hasan Zatara was left unable to speak, with half his body paralyzed, after a racist attack in 1992. Within five months between 1991 and 1992, the attacker shot at least 11 people. They were all immigrants
Trans writer Sybil Lamb was living in post-Katrina New Orleans when two men beat her with an iron pipe, taking a chunk out of her skull, and left her for dead in a rail yard. She's transformed this experience into a new book called I've Got a Time Bomb…
Bill C-279 is a bill that aims to add "gender identity" as a protected group under the Human Rights Act. But the bill is facing harsh opposition from the Harper government, leaving some of its supporters pessimistic about its chances of survival.
Gursant Singh is a uniquely American mix of red-blooded gun boosterism and the heritage of a religion birthed half a world away. According to him, the best way to combat the uptick in hate crimes toward Sikhs is to start packing heat.
I can't tell you much of a personal nature about Sunando Sen. I only knew him as a helpful, pleasant, intelligent person who worked at the NY Copy and Printing Center at the end of my block for many years. On December 28th, a deranged woman with a history…