Posts Tagged as ‘hate crimes’

breakthrough beat: Meet Mansimran

Meet Mansimran. He’s an all-American guy who likes Starbucks, hoops, and robotics. He’s a student, an older brother, and an active member of his Sikh religious community. Sometimes, when strangers see his turban, and the color of his skin, they lean out their car window and call him a “terrorist.” He’s not alone: especially since [...]

January 20, 2012 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Hate crime trial against immigrants continues on Long Island

The trial of Jeffrey Conroy continues as more and more evidence is piling up that this was in fact a hate crime. As we recently posted on teens bullying one another on and offline, Conroy was 17 when he and his friends went looking for Latinos to harass. Not other teens, just Latinos. They were [...]

April 8, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: GRITtv panel on recent surge in hate crimes (and our ED’s on it)

Our Executive Director, Mallika Dutt joined a panel on GRITtv on the recent surge of hate crimes, including the 40% increase of hate crimes towards Latinos and the 50% increase of hate crimes overall. Other panelists include: Rich Benjamin, senior fellow at DEMOS and Author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart [...]

June 26, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Our daily chirp: @Immpolitic: Who’s behind the recent hate crimes?

Check out this post by ImmPolitic: Sally Kohn, a senior strategist with the Center for Community Change, writes an article on how hate crimes, such as the recent Holocaust Museum shooting as well as the killing of a Mexican immigrant by three Pennsylvanian teenagers, are a direct effect of hate rhetoric from American organizations such [...]

June 17, 2009 by rachel | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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