James Byrd, Jr.

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Name: James Byrd, Jr.
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series

Thank you, Tony [West], for those kind words, and for your leadership as Associate Attorney General.  I would also like to thank Richard Parker, every member of the Diversity Management Advisory Council, and the entire Executive Staff for bringing us ... [Published United States Department of Justice - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

‘And they weren’t even Jewish’: Thoughts on the Kansas JCC shooting

Federal law enforcement got it right when they announced they would prosecute Frazier Glenn Miller under the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA).Read more .Related Entries April 22, 2014 Missouri mayor resigns ... [Published Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New 'hate speech' attack targets Internet

Text smaller Text biggerBarack Obama, when he was new in the Oval Office, signed a “hate crimes” law that created a two-tier system of punishment, increasing the punishment for a Christian pastor who attacked a homosexual but not for a homosexual who ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hate Crimes Workshop

Tennessee Equality Project's (TEP) monthly meeting for April will feature representatives from the FBI in a presentation about hate crimes.The FBI representatives will talk about federal hate crimes law, outline the process for reporting a hate crime, ... [Published Memphis Flyer - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Should We Eliminate “Hate” Crimes?

Last weekend, Fraizer Glenn Miller, a man who we later learned had long ties to the Ku Klux Klan ,opened fire at a Jewish Community Center and adult care facility in Overland Park, Kansas, killing three people. According to reports, he was heard ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Justice's 'Peacemaker' Unit Focuses On Transgender Rights

By Carrie JohnsonApril 16, 2014A groundbreaking survey reports that nearly 2 out of 3 transgender people say they've been victims of physical assault. Most of those crimes are never reported to police. This year, the Justice Department wants to change ... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate crime someday?

AdvertisementFrazier Glenn Cross (a.k.a. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.), the 73-year-old extremist accused of killing three people in Overland Park, Kan., is an avowed anti-Semite who reportedly yelled “Heil, Hitler!” while sitting in a police car.Yet his ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Juniper Wallace

The first time read the script for "The Laramie Project," she was overwhelmed."I had to take it in pieces, actually, but one of the things that spoke to me the most is the honesty of each one of the characters," Wallace says. The play is about how community ... [Published Jackson Free Press - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

US Department of Justice to begin transgender training with police forces

( LifeSiteNews.com ) -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) is expanding its involvement in transgender issues with a new program designed to "lay a stronger foundation of trust" between transgendered Americans and law enforcement agencies.Speaking last Thursday, ... [Published LifeSite - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Phillipsburg Sensitivity Program Leaves Student in Tears – Do Sensitivity Training Programs Work? [POLL]

Outside of Phillipsburg High School (CBS New York)In the wake of the hanging wrestling dummy incident by members of the Phillipsburg wrestling team, the district decided to hold assemblies hosted by a number of professionals whose job it is to teach racial ... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole Delivers Remarks at the Community Relations Service Transgender Law Enforcement Training Launch

Good morning, and thank you, Tony. I am proud to be here to help launch the Community Relations Service's Transgender Law Enforcement Training, which we will debut in just a few minutes. I want to thank CRS Director Grande Lum for your leadership on this ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

A 'modern-day lynching'

Photo By Johnny Hanson/ChronicleJasper County criminal district attorney's Mike Wilson and Richard Drake, now retired, hold the chain used to drag James Byrd Jr. behind the pick-up truck in Jasper. Photo: Johnny Hanson, Chronicle ... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Mar 20 2014]

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Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks a... [Published United States Department of Justice - 17 hours ago]
‘And they weren’t even Jewish’: Thoughts on the... [Published Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - 19 hours ago]
New 'hate speech' attack targets Internet [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 22 2014]
Hate Crimes Workshop [Published Memphis Flyer - Apr 21 2014]
Should We Eliminate “Hate” Crimes? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
Justice's 'Peacemaker' Unit Focuses On Transgen... [Published WVPE 88.1 - Apr 16 2014]
The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 15 2014]
Daily Meme: A Brief History of the Hate Crime [Published TAPPED - Apr 14 2014]
Juniper Wallace [Published Jackson Free Press - Apr 11 2014]
US Attorney Carmen Ortiz says fight for Civil R... [Published MassLive - Apr 11 2014]
Amish Beard Cutting Case is Not a Hate Crime an... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 04 2014]
US Department of Justice to begin transgender t... [Published LifeSite - Apr 03 2014]
Phillipsburg Sensitivity Program Leaves Student... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Apr 01 2014]
Phillipsburg sensitivity program leaves some st... [Published New Jersey Online - Mar 28 2014]
Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole Delivers ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 28 2014]
Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole Delivers ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Mar 27 2014]
Associate Attorney General Tony West Delivers R... [Published United States Department of Justice - Mar 27 2014]
California Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Mar 25 2014]
Weekly Q&A: Judy Shepard talks about her son Ma... [Published Las Vegas Weekly - Mar 24 2014]
Matthew Shepard's family does not want to dance... [Published Gay Star News - Mar 21 2014]
César Chávez Day Is March 31 [Published Anti-Defamation League - Mar 21 2014]
A 'modern-day lynching' [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Mar 20 2014]
Did the Right Set Obama's Agenda? [Published TAPPED - Mar 17 2014]
Katy man indicted on federal hate crime [Published Waller County News Citizen - Jan 23 2014]
White Texas Man First to Be Charged with Federa... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 28 2013]
Federal Way man sentenced for hate-crime beatin... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Dec 10 2013]
Prison for drunk who beat Sikh driver [Published seattlepi.com - Dec 10 2013]
Bill Leger to be recognized posthumously for ex... [Published Orange Leader - Nov 17 2013]
FDL Movie Night: Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine [Published Firedoglake - Nov 12 2013]
4 Years Later: Examining Bias-Motivated Crimes ... [Published Center for American Progress - Oct 31 2013]
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Should We Eliminate “Hate” Crimes? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
Last weekend, Fraizer Glenn Miller, a man who we later learned had long ties to the Ku Klux Klan ,opened fire at a Jewish Community Center and adult care facility in Overland Park, Kansas, killing three people. According to reports, he was heard ...
Daily Meme: A Brief History of the Hate Crime [Published TAPPED - Apr 14 2014]
Yesterday,  a gunman opened fire  at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City killing three people. The shooter, Frazier Glenn Miller, a 73-year-old former Klu Klux Klan Grand Dragon, had a history of violence, and once headed a movement called ...
Did the Right Set Obama's Agenda? [Published TAPPED - Mar 17 2014]
Adolph Reed Jr.'s powerful March Harper's cover story has generated a valuable discussion about the relationship between the left and the Democratic Party. This discussion has been joined at the Prospect, with Harold Meyerson responding to the original ...
White Texas Man First to Be Charged with Federa... [Published Breitbart Feed - Dec 28 2013]
For the first time, President Barack Obama's Justice Department charged someone caught playing the "knockout" game with a hate crime under the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.  That person, 27-year-old Conrad Alvin ...
FDL Movie Night: Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine [Published Firedoglake - Nov 12 2013]
Fifteen years ago, Matthew Shepard was beaten and left to die on a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming.  His brutal death has left a legacy: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, signed into Federal law in 2009–after a decade ...
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