James Byrd, Jr.

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Judy Shepard speaks of new anti-hate initiatives at Center

In what The Center on Halsted described as her first official visit to the facility, acclaimed LGBTQ advocate, mom, author and Matthew Shepard Foundation co-founder Judy Shepard chatted with members of the Chicago LGBTQ community at an informal reception ... [Published Windy City Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

The Other Rock History

8 min 11 sec DownloadSinger Ian Curtis on stage in 1980 with Joy Division, whose song "Transmission" is among those explored in Greil Marcus' book The History of Rock 'N' Roll in Ten Songs. Rob Verhorst/Redferns hide captioni toggle caption Rob V ... [Published NPR - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

The UN slams the US government over wide-spread racial discrimination against Persons of Color

According to a report out of Geneva on Friday, the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) said that racial and ethnic discrimination in the US remain a major cause of concern.The UN body of independent experts — who ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Hate Crime Laws: What the Amish Beard Cutting Case Means for the Rest of Us

Members of the Amish community leave the Cleveland, Ohio federal courthouse during the trial of a breakaway Amish community in eastern Ohio, led by Samuel Mullet Sr., at the federal courthouse in Cleveland, Aug. 27, 2012. David Maxwell—EPA While it ... [Published Time - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Hate Crime, Amish, Religion
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A UN watchdog released a report on racism in the U.S. and we are not doing well

The United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has recently concluded its 85th Session during which time it considered seven state reports, including one on the United States. The report praised many progressive steps the U.S. ... [Published Salon - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Moms of shooting victims calming force: Column

When I heard that 18-year-old Michael Brown was "shot at least six times" in Ferguson, Mo., and saw a family-hired independent medical examiner point out areas on a diagram of how bullets may have entered and exited his body, it was a forensics lesson ... [Published USA Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Hate Crime Convictions of Amish Beard Cutters

wahl.com Today a federal appeals court overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 people who werecharged in connection with a series of hair-cutting andbeard-shaving attacks on Amish men and women in Ohio.Counterintuitively, the perpetrators were also ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Hate Crime, Amish, Religion
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hate crime summit Oct. 20 in Chicago

A hate crime summit for educators, law enforcement, researchers, service providers and the general community will be held Monday, Oct. 20 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted, hosted by the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations, ... [Published Windy City Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cannon v. United States of America

Brief of Amici Curiae Cato Institute, Reason Foundation, and Individual Rights Foundation in Support of Petitioner The George Zimmerman case was the most recent example of a highly publicized, controversial episode in which a state acquittal results in ... [Published Reason Foundation - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark Kappelhoff Delivers Opening Statement at the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Geneva, Switzerland ~ Wednesday, August 13, 2014Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryMr. Chairperson, distinguished Members of the committee, and representatives of civil society.My name is Mark Kappelhoff and I serve as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

End the Open Season: On Black Folks, Violence and Remembrance

Monica Mcbride, mother of the unarmed 19-year old Renisha Mcbride who was gunned down by Ted Wafter, stated that in his conviction "[Renisha's] life mattered, and we showed that."This summer's Trial of Ted Wafter marks another of several landmark cases ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wright family says feds to announce indictment of man accused of selling drugs that led to death

BEAUMONT - The family of Alfred Wright says the U.S. Attorney's Office called relatives Thursday and said it would announce an indictment Friday of a man accused of selling drugs to Wright that led to his death.The U.S. Attorney's Office sent an email ... [Published KFDM-TV - Aug 08 2014]

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Judy Shepard speaks of new anti-hate initiative... [Published Windy City Times - 5 hours ago]
The Other Rock History [Published NPR - 5 hours ago]
The UN slams the US government over wide-spread... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 29 2014]
Hate Crime Laws: What the Amish Beard Cutting C... [Published Time - Aug 29 2014]
Hate Crime Laws: What the Amish Beard Cutting C... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
A UN watchdog released a report on racism in th... [Published Salon - Aug 29 2014]
Moms of shooting victims calming force: Column [Published USA Today - Aug 29 2014]
Amish Hair-Cutting Convictions Overturned [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 28 2014]
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Hate Crime Conv... [Published REASON Online - Aug 28 2014]
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Hate Crime Conv... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 28 2014]
Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Ami... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
Hate crime summit Oct. 20 in Chicago [Published Windy City Times - Aug 27 2014]
Cannon v. United States of America [Published Reason Foundation - Aug 26 2014]
Talk with Your Students About Ferguson, MO [Published Anti-Defamation League - Aug 18 2014]
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark Kappelho... [Published United States Department of Justice - Aug 13 2014]
End the Open Season: On Black Folks, Violence a... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 11 2014]
Wright family says feds to announce indictment ... [Published KFDM-TV - Aug 08 2014]
Gary Glenn Causes More Controversy In 98th Hous... [Published Pride Source - Jul 31 2014]
Black is the New Black: How Blacks Changed the ... [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 24 2014]
DNC Chair’s Statement on President Obama’s Deci... [Published Democrats News Blog - Jun 16 2014]
Should We Eliminate “Hate” Crimes? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
Daily Meme: A Brief History of the Hate Crime [Published TAPPED - Apr 14 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]
Federal Way man sentenced for hate-crime beatin... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Dec 10 2013]
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Hate Crime Laws: What the Amish Beard Cutting C... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
In the fall of 2011, 16 members (10 men and six women) of a breakaway Amish community in eastern Ohio executed five beard-cutting attacks on Amish people in other communities at night and by ambush over an eight-week period. The 16 defendants were convicted ...
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Hate Crime Conv... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 28 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_08/wahl-hair-trimmer.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="An interstate nexus|||wahl.com" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Today a federal appeals court overturned the hate-crime ...
DNC Chair’s Statement on President Obama’s Deci... [Published Democrats News Blog - Jun 16 2014]
Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz issued the following statement today on President Obama’s decision to sign an executive order to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or identity for federal contractors:“President ...
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 ...
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