Hate Crimes Increased By 17% In 2017 According To FBI Annual Report

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The report revealed an increase in hate crimes that are predominantly race or sexual orientation related.

 

The FBI’s annual crime report showed an alarming spike in the number of hate crimes since 2017.
Countless news reports reflect the increase in hate crimes over the past year. Most recently, a Black woman was stabbed on a subway by a white man and called a “Black b***h.” Continue reading “Hate Crimes Increased By 17% In 2017 According To FBI Annual Report”

Mother Charged With Death of Her Toddler During Hurricane Florence Gets NAACP Support

Mother Charged With Death of Her Toddler During Hurricane Florence Gets NAACP Support

When Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas in September, Dazia Lee’s tragic story made national headlines. Thinking the storm had passed on Sept. 16, the 20-year-old Lee headed out to her grandmother’s house with her 1-year-old son, Kaiden, strapped in his car seat. The drive took a tragic turn when a flash flood overcame the car, and as Lee tried to escape with her toddler, she lost him to the surging floodwaters. Continue reading “Mother Charged With Death of Her Toddler During Hurricane Florence Gets NAACP Support”

Indiana Woman Arrested After Leaving Racist Note On Neighbor’s Door

Indiana Woman Arrested After Leaving Racist Note On Neighbor’s Door

Sixty-three-year-old Deborah Cantwell of Greentown, Indiana, was arrested on Thursday for misdemeanor charges of intimidation and criminal mischief. The charges came after Cantwell left a note on a neighbor’s door demanding they move their biracial son out of the “all-white neighborhood.” Continue reading “Indiana Woman Arrested After Leaving Racist Note On Neighbor’s Door”

Ferguson Activist Melissa McKinnies Claims Late Son Was Lynched

The son of a Ferguson activist was found hanging from a tree, and she believes it was a result of lynching.

On October 17, Melissa McKinnies found her child, Danye Jones, hanging from a tree. The activist shared graphic images [viewer discretion is advised for the post] of her son to her Facebook page on Tuesday. Jones wore a T-shirt, shorts, and what appeared to be a large white sheet tied around his neck in the now-deleted post.   Continue reading “Ferguson Activist Melissa McKinnies Claims Late Son Was Lynched”