Tag Archives: Hate Crime

Jussie Smollett’s “Heavily Redacted” Phone Records “Are Not Sufficient,” Officials May Request More Information From Smollett to Help His Hate Crime Attack Case

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Suggest White Face

After two weeks of misinformation and speculation in the wake of Jussie Smollett’s racist, homophobic attack in Chicago, the “Empire” actor has officially turned over his phone records – but since, Smollett’s evidence was ”limited and heavily redacted,”  officials remain at a standstill in the case.  Back in January, Smollett was …

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Jussie Smollett’s Neighbors “Don’t Believe” Smollett’s Homophobic, Racist Attack Story: “[It] Doesn’t Really Make Sense”

Jussie Smollett Mayor Slams

Back in January, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in what Chicago police called a hate crime. In the initial report, provided by Smollett’s 60-year-old friend, Smollett was attacked by two men who were hollering homophobic and racial slurs. According to police, Smollett was found with stained clothing and “white …

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FBI Reports Hate Crimes Have Increased By 17 Percent In 2017

Hate crimes have increased by 17 percent last year compared to numbers in 2016, the FBI reports.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The FBI released a yearly “Hate Crime Statistics” report, which consists of various bias-motivated incidents that were submitted to the FBI by 16,149 law enforcement agencies. The report shows law enforcement agencies reported …

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Hate Crimes Against Muslims Surge Over The Last Year

It appears that some people are becoming the terrorists they “feared,” by attacking innocent citizens at an alarming rate.   According to a report by the F.B.I,  there were a total of 5,818 hate crimes in 2015. Hate crimes include assaults, bombings, threats and property destruction against minorities, women, gays and …

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