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New York City police said Thursday that the department has launched a hate crime investigation of a well-known butcher accused of giving a noose to a Black delivery man.

A Staten Island, New York chiropractor is behind bars after issuing several racist threats to an African-American child and Black NYPD officer, said authorities Wednesday.

The NAACP slams Stamford, Connecticut officials. It calls for a full police investigation of the crime.

Canada's prime minister calls the Quebec mosque shooting a 'terrorist attack on Muslims.' Two gunmen killed at least six worshippers.

Plus, civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis accepts National Book Award with emotional speech and three teens charged for hatchet attack on transgender woman in North Carolina.

Defense attorneys claim that the case against their client is unconstitutional and infringes on the state's current murder case.

Vandals removed American flags and toppled stones of Black veterans. The police are investigating whether it was a hate crime.

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that police are questioning witnesses again in order to accurately verify claims.

One brief moment in time would prove fatal for the Staten Island teen, who family and friends lovingly called, "Poppa Jawn."

Officials are looking into a possible hate crime in which a severed pig’s head was thrown in front of a North Philadelphia mosque. According to Philly, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday. Surveillance cameras caught a suspicious red van driving near the Al Aqsa Islamic Society. The vehicle drove past the mosque twice; the second time, the pig’s […]

Already, copycat hate crimes are popping up at universities including Fordham, Bowie State and Howard after the University of Missouri's Black students rose up against racism on campus.

Friday's sentencing came after Conrad Alvin Barrett, 29, plead guilty over the summer. In December 2013, Barrett -- who was 27 at the time -- was charged with a hate crime for punching 79-year-old Roy Coleman, fracturing the man's jaw in two places.