Race


Hate Crimes Rose for 2nd Year in a Row in 2016

Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, and Muslims, according to FBI statistics released Monday. There were…

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Pres. Trump and Sen. Scott Meet to Discuss Race Relations

After questioning the president’s “moral authority” in his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Sen. Tim Scott thinks President Donald Trump may now understand how he could…

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Cuomo: Expand Hate Crime Law After Charlottesville

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing changes to the state’s hate-crimes law following the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Democratic governor announced Tuesday that he’ll introduce…

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The Wages of Hatred on a City Street

It’s not an uncommon sight: can and bottle collectors on the streets, people with no or limited incomes working neighborhoods with large bags or old shopping carts filled to the…

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Freedom of Religion Wins Out in Bernards Township

Even in this age of political correctness, religious bigotry continues to thrive in the streets and especially in social media. For the most part, here in the United States, where…

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Reported Hate Crimes Rose 6.7 Percent in 2015

The number of hate crimes reported to police increased by about 6.7 percent last year, led largely by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims, according to FBI statistics…

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