Pulitzer Prize-winning Post and Courier reporter Jennifer Berry Hawes discusses how mainstream journalism tends to stereotype the victims of mass shootings.
A rise in Islamophobic hate crimes during the Trump presidency has led to increased law-enforcement presence at places of worship.
Five black transgender women have been killed in the United States so far this year.
The man accused of burning three black churches in Louisiana had an affinity for metal music, a cultural scene white supremacists have infiltrated in the past.
Actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly conduct for making a false report of a hate crime. Research shows such reports are rare.
The daughter of a KKK Grand Dragon discusses life with the Klan, how she escaped, and the state of hate today.
City, state, tribal, and other law enforcement agencies reported more than 7,000 hate crimes to the FBI in 2017, according to numbers the FBI released on Tuesday.
The Pittsburgh massacre wasn't the first—or last—act of anti-Semitism in the past week.
When a young Jewish woman was murdered at my university a decade ago, the crime seemed unthinkable. Today, such events can feel almost chillingly unsurprising.
Violence driven by racial or religious hatred is as American as apple pie, according to a cultural anthropologist who has studied the white-power movement.
Studies find that many of them connect with like-minded believers online and broadcast their ideology and intentions before they act.
Shepard's murderer unsuccessfully claimed gay panic, a defense that's still legal in 47 states.
Among the 3,000 Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh residents surveyed, some 38 percent said they had been verbally harassed or taunted because of their race or faith.
Islamophobic incidents are up, but so is Muslim-American engagement in politics.
Twenty years after the brutal, racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas, some residents are trying to scrub the crime—and the bigotry behind it—from the town's history.
There were 1,986 reported anti-Semitic incidents last year.
Only a fraction of bias crimes ever get reported. Fewer still get successfully prosecuted. Perhaps the widespread lack of training for frontline officers has something to do with that.
A man prays in front of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association Jewish community center during the commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the terrorist bombing attack that killed 85 people and injured 300, in Buenos Aires on July 18th, 2017.
It's been about six months since ProPublica joined forces with newsrooms around the country to track hate. They've collected information on thousands of incidents, but much remains unknown about the scale of the problem.