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Say Again? White College Students Who Put Bike Lock Around Black Student’s Neck Not Charged With Hate Crime

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In another episode of “your daily dose of white privilege,” three white students at California’s San Jose State University avoided hate crime charges after putting a bike lock around a black student’s neck, attempting to lock him in a closet, and referring to him as “three-fifths” of a person, atrocities …

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Martin Alan Schnitzler Pleads Guilty For Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Faces Max 20 Years

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The Justice Department has announced that Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to “obstructing persons in the free exercise of religious beliefs” in the Middle District of Florida for a Nov. 13, 2015 hate crime against Muslims.  He is responsible for calling two mosques located in Pinellas County, Florida to make …

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Justin Ladd Pleads Guilty After Years Of Racially Motivated Abuse Of Two Stepdaughters

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A 35-year old man from North Andover, MA pleaded guilty in regards to accusations that he tortured and sexually abused his two stepdaughters over a five-year period because their father is Dominican, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s office. Justin Ladd systematically abused his stepdaughters, now 15 and 17, …

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Ramarley Graham – 4 Years Later, Still No Justice

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An unarmed teen was gunned down in his home by NYPD Officer Richard Haste. On February 2, 2012 Officer Haste broke into the Graham home, without a warrant or probable cause, and opened fire on 18-year-old Ramarley, murdering him before the eyes of two onlookers–his grandmother and 6-year-old brother. Officer …

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San Diego lawyer defends client who threatened Muslims: “Fox News made him do it!”

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Neither the judge nor John David Weissinger, the San Diego-area man who pleaded guilty for making violent threats against the local Council on American-Islamic Relations office, were buying the argument defense attorney Michael Maloney made at Weissinger’s sentencing on Tuesday.  Malowney claimed that the judge should go easy on his …

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