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Major City Passes New Law Condemning “Hate Speech” Against Muslims

Many Muslims across the country have been in fear as Donald Trump has become seemingly unstoppable. Some have claimed that there has been a rise in Islamophobia. And so one
Disability: Mental Illness Is Not a Horror Show

Disability: Mental Illness Is Not a Horror Show

A person sits huddled on the ground in a circle of light as a crowd of animated people look on from the shadows.
Black Student in Mississippi Had Noose Put Around His Neck, N.A.A.C.P. Official Says

Black Student in Mississippi Had Noose Put Around His Neck, N.A.A.C.P. Official Says

Derrick Johnson, left, president of the Mississippi N.A.A.C.P., at a news conference in Wiggins, Miss., on Monday.
Geert Wilders, Dutch Politician, Distracts From Hate-Speech Trial With More Vitriol

Geert Wilders, Dutch Politician, Distracts From Hate-Speech Trial With More Vitriol

Lawyers for the far-right politician Geert Wilders removed a sign bearing his name from a courtroom near Amsterdam on Monday. Mr. Wilders said he would not attend his trial, calling the proceedings a
Black Church Burned in Mississippi, With ‘Vote Trump’ Scrawled on Side

Black Church Burned in Mississippi, With ‘Vote Trump’ Scrawled on Side

“Vote Trump” was spray-painted on the side of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Miss., which was badly damaged by fire Tuesday evening.
Gentrification Protesters in Los Angeles Target Art Galleries

Gentrification Protesters in Los Angeles Target Art Galleries

The Nicodim Gallery in an industrial section of the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Britain’s Increase in Hate Crimes Is Tied to Changes in How They Are Reported

Britain’s Increase in Hate Crimes Is Tied to Changes in How They Are Reported

A memorial at a shopping center in Harlow, England, where Arkadiusz Jozwik, a Polish man, was killed in August.
Orlando to Turn Pulse Nightclub Into a Memorial

Orlando to Turn Pulse Nightclub Into a Memorial

Pulse Nightclub has been empty since June 12, when a gunman killed 49 people during a Latin-themed dance party.
Campuses Confront Hostile Acts Against Minorities After Donald Trump’s Election

Campuses Confront Hostile Acts Against Minorities After Donald Trump’s Election

Several episodes suggest that the election of Donald J. Trump is provoking a backlash against efforts to promote cultural diversity on campuses.
Reports of Bias-Based Attacks Tick Upward After Election

Reports of Bias-Based Attacks Tick Upward After Election

Graffiti on the Jefferson Davis Monument in Richmond, Va. Outbursts of vitriol have been widely reported this week.

Hate crimes against Muslims spiked in 2015 at rate not seen since 9/11

Hate crimes against Muslims in the U.S. surged in 2015 in the biggest increase since 9/11, according to FBI data released Monday. The increase from 2014 to 2015, as a racially charged presidential
Refugees Discover 2 Americas: One That Hates, and One That Heals

Refugees Discover 2 Americas: One That Hates, and One That Heals

Letters and gifts given to the Lalqaraghuli family from strangers who reached out in support.

U.S. Hate Crimes Surge 6%, Fueled by Attacks on Muslims

A report expanded on findings by experts who have noted an alarming rise in some types of hate crimes tied to the vitriol of the presidential race and recent terrorist attacks.
George Soros Pledges $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes

George Soros Pledges $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes

George Soros, a Holocaust survivor, last year. He said hundreds of reports of possible hate crimes since the presidential election “deeply troubled” him.
George Soros Pledges $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes

George Soros Pledges $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes

George Soros, a Holocaust survivor, last year. He said hundreds of reports of possible hate crimes since the presidential election “deeply troubled” him.
U.S. Seeks Death for Charleston Shooting Suspect. Victims’ Families Prefer Mercy.

U.S. Seeks Death for Charleston Shooting Suspect. Victims’ Families Prefer Mercy.

The Rev. Sharon Risher, whose mother was among the nine people killed in the June 17, 2015, shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

Dylann Roof will act as his own lawyer in death penalty trial

A federal judge has approved Dylann Roof’s request to act as his own lawyer in his federal hate crimes trial, just days after a team of medical professionals determined that he was sufficiently
Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws

Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws

Yorai Feinberg received anti-Semitic telephone calls after his Berlin restaurant was included without his knowledge on a map posted on Facebook by a far-right group, listing Jewish institutions and
Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws

Facebook Runs Up Against German Hate Speech Laws

Yorai Feinberg received anti-Semitic telephone calls after his Berlin restaurant was included without his knowledge on a map posted on Facebook by a far-right group, listing Jewish institutions and