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VIDEO: Matthew Shepard’s Parents Slammed AG William Barr on LGBTQ Rights

A letter from Shepard's parents attacking Barr was read aloud during a ceremony inside the Justice Department.


Poland’s Populist Government Has Declared War on the LGBTQ Community

“People who look stereotypically queer or gay are being attacked on the street for this, almost every day.”


A Black Teen Got His Throat Slit Over Rap Music. Activists Say It's a Hate Crime.

The white assailant quickly admitted to killing Elijah Al-Amin over the rap music because it made him feel “unsafe.”


The Charlottesville Neo-Nazi Who Killed Heather Heyer Just Got Life in Prison

James Alex Fields Jr., now 22, pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crime charges earlier this year to avoid the death penalty.


Cities With More Hateful Tweets Have More Hate Crimes, Study Finds

High levels of race-based discrimination online correlates with offline violence in cities across America, new study finds.


North Carolina Police Apologize for Calling Triple Murder of Muslim Students a Parking Dispute

"What I wish we had said four years ago is that the murders of Deah, Yusor, and Razan were about more than simply a parking dispute."


Mo Salah Has Singlehandedly Reduced Islamophobia in Liverpool

Since the uber-popular club signed the Muslim Egyptian national in June 2017, hate crimes fell 18.9 percent in Merseyside county


Trans woman brutally beaten in broad daylight on Dallas street

Police are investigating it as a possible hate crime


The first congressional hearing on white nationalism since Charlottesville was a train wreck

Lawmakers and their guests railed against the media’s treatment of President Trump and yelled about Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.


Barr told to “stay woke” to data showing declining civil rights enforcement under Trump

Trump's DOJ has started 60 percent fewer civil rights cases than the Obama years and 50 percent fewer than Bush.


"How dare him": Chicago officials are livid about Jussie Smollett

Chicago officials were blindsided — and infuriated — by the news that all the charges were being dropped against him.


All charges dropped against actor Jussie Smollett

The "Empire" actor was accused of faking a hate crime against himself.