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Tag Results for "Hate Crimes Against Latinos"

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Hispanics with “Shoot Some Mexicans” Rhetoric

Mark Gautreau, 50, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in New Orleans for shooting two men in St. Charles Parish, La., on Aug. 20, 2006, announced the Department of Justice. continue reading »

National Hispanic Media Considers Boycott of LA Radio Shadow Inciting Hate & Crimes Against Latinos

Several representatives of leading Los Angeles Latino civil-rights groups met this morning at the National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, headquarters in Pasadena, California, to discuss the John and Ken Show and its troubling pattern of broadcasting hate and misinformation over the public airwaves. continue reading »

Hate Crimes Against Latinos Increase by Almost 47% in California

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California held steady in 2010. In 2010, there were 1,107 hate crime events reported statewide, and in 2009 the number of hate crimes reported statewide was 1,100. continue reading »

STUDY:  Race Still Matters Says Young Americans and Racism Abounds

Applied Research Center, the nation’s leading think tank on racial justice, today releases a 40-page study and video on the racial attitudes of young people, whom many pollsters and commentators have prematurely labeled as "post-racial." continue reading »

Official Hate Groups in U.S. Top 1,000 – First Time Ever Number is So High

Hate groups topped 1,000 for the first time since the Southern Poverty Law Center began counting such groups in the 1980s. Anti-immigrant vigilante groups, despite having some of the political wind taken out of their sails by the adoption of hard-line anti-immigration laws around the country, continued to rise slowly. continue reading »

Hate Crimes Up in New York State with High Anti-Semitic Sentiment and Low Anti-Hispanic Bias

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice has just released its Hate Crime report for the year ending 2009. The report is a gauge of what is happening in the state in terms of hate crimes reported, the number of arrests for hate crime and who the intended target of that hate is. continue reading »

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Numerous Latino and Hispanic Civil Rights and Advocacy Organization

The Justice Department announced that Vincent Johnson of New Jersey, known on the internet as "Devilfish" pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to a series of threatening emails he sent to employees of Latino civil rights and advocacy organizations. continue reading »

Hate Crimes Against Latinos on the Rise Throughout U.S.

Hates crimes, defined as a crime motivated by the victim’s ethnicity or national origin, against Latinos in the U.S. are on the rise and several recent incidents add credence to a general trend that started back in 2003. continue reading »