University of Illinois Student Arrested on Hate Crime Charges After Hanging Noose In On-Campus Elevator — Atlanta Black Star

A University of Illinois student accused of fashioning a noose and hanging it inside an on-campus elevator is now facing felony hate crime charges in the incident. Campus police arrested 19-year-old Andrew M. Smith on Monday “after an interview with police at his residence hall,” according to a statement from the university. Smith was also booked on misdemeanor disorderly … Continue reading University of Illinois Student Arrested on Hate Crime Charges After Hanging Noose In On-Campus Elevator — Atlanta Black Star

NFL Reciever Kenny Stills Calls Out Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross For Being a Trump-Loving Hypocrite — The Root

If Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross decides to follow through on his plans to host an elaborate reelection fundraiser for his lord and master Donald Trump, he might want to confer with some of the players on his team beforehand. On Wednesday morning, Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills gave his boss the finger when he shared … Continue reading NFL Reciever Kenny Stills Calls Out Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross For Being a Trump-Loving Hypocrite — The Root

House explosion in Ohio triggers hate crime investigation (video) —

White supremacists are detonating houses now? Authorities are investigating an overnight house explosion as a hate crime because of the swastikas and racial slurs that were scrawled across the garage and nearby cars, according to local news reports. Wayne County Sheriff Travis Hutchinson told Fox 8 Cleveland that a house owned by a Black woman and her White husband exploded at … Continue reading House explosion in Ohio triggers hate crime investigation (video) —

Shooter Kills One, Injures Four At Synagogue in Poway, Calif., Mayor Calls Incident ‘Hate Crime’ — The Root

Six months to the day an active shooter claimed 11 lives at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., a man has been detained by police in Poway, Calif. after a shooting at a synagogue has left one dead and four injured according to USA Today and other outlets.Read more...Shooter Kills One, Injures Four At … Continue reading Shooter Kills One, Injures Four At Synagogue in Poway, Calif., Mayor Calls Incident ‘Hate Crime’ — The Root

Man Arrested After Trying To Hit Interracial Couple With Truck — Black America Web

A Louisiana man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime after he attempted to hit an interracial couple with his truck. According to reports, the couple was walking to a service station when they saw the suspect, 50-year-old James Descant. The 32-year-old male victim told police that Decant previously threatened to kill him…Man Arrested … Continue reading Man Arrested After Trying To Hit Interracial Couple With Truck — Black America Web