Hate Speech

TN White Man Uses Racial Slurs and Violence Toward Black Children

In January 2019 a Tennessee white man yelled racial slurs and attempted to run over black children after getting into an argument with the family inside a store.

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White Nationalist Stickers Found at a NC University

In November 2018 stickers for a white nationalist organization, which has been labeled a hate group by the SPLC, were found on the campus of a North Carolina university.

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Exploring the Kyriarchy: Political Violence, Threats, and Harassment

To continue to perfect our union, and protect this radical freedom experiment that is our nation, we must not only condemn hate, but expand protections and freedoms for each way our citizens exist.

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Exploring the Kyriarchy: Hate Speech and Dog Whistles

Language affects perception. Dog whistles are an attempt to hide bigotry.

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FL Republican Donor Defends Racist Tweet

In September 2018 a major Republican donor in Florida used a racial slur on Twitter and later defended the tweet as not racist.

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LA Mayoral Candidate Received Racially Charged Threat

A mayoral candidate in Louisiana received an anonymous message with threatening imagery, a racial slur, and a demand that he “get out of the race.”

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Black AL Pastor Found Racial Vandalism on His Property

In August 2018 a black Alabama pastor found racial slurs on his vehicle.

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US Preacher Says Gays Should Be Executed

In June 2018 in an online debate with an atheist, a Christian preacher argued that the government should execute gay people.

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CA White Man Uses Racial Slur, Throws a Chair at a Black Woman

In July 2018, a white California man went on a racist rant and threw a chair at a black woman.

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CA 92-Year-Old Hispanic Man Beaten, Told to "Go Back to Your Own Country"

A 92-year-old CA Hispanic man was beaten with a brick and told to return to his country.

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CA Woman Uses Hate Speech Toward Latino Man

A white woman in California used hate speech toward a Latino man and his mother, calling them animals.

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Exploring the Kyriarchy: Pride is a Protest

For the forty ninth anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots, we're exploring why Pride is a protest, and why it still must be.

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WA Man Shouts Hate Speech at a Black Man

In June 2018 white man in Washington shouted racial slurs at a black man, saying “I run this country — you guys are dead.”

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Hate Speech in MO Directed Toward 7 Year Old Girl

In March 2018 a Missouri family found a black barbie doll with hate speech in the mailbox; it appears to have been intended for the seven year old girl who lives in the home.

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New Report Shows that Anti-Semitism Increased in 2017

A February 2018 report released by the Anti-Defamation League revealed a nearly 60% increase in anti-semitic incidents in the previous year.

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Church, Schools, and Homes in MT Hit with Anti-Semitic and Anti-LGBTQ Vandalism

In January and February 2018 a Montana church was vandalized with anti-semitic and anti-gay imagery and pamphlets. Homes and schools in the area were also recently vandalized.

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MO School Board Candidate Has Racist Posts on Social Media

In January 2018 a school board candidate in Missouri posted racist and anti-immigrant language on social media. Her past social media posts reveal a history of racism, transphobia, and Islamophobia.

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Black Man Beaten in WA Hate Crime

In January 2018 a black man was beaten in a hate crime in Washington.

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ID Youth Soccer Coach Received Racist Message

In January 2018, a youth soccer coach in Idaho received a racist letter regarding his majority POC soccer team.

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Car Vandalized with Racial Slurs Near KS University

In November 2017 a car near a Kansas university campus was vandalized with racial slurs.

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CA Men Charged with Attempted Murder and Hate Crime

Two California men have been charged with attempted murder and a hate crime in an October assault of a black man.

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VA Car Vandalized with Homophobic Hate Speech

In October a car in Virginia was vandalized with homophobic hate speech.

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WI Man Shot at and Used Racial Slurs Toward Another Man

In October 2017 a Wisconsin man chased and shot at another man while shouting a racial slur.

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CA Lesbian Student Bullied on Her Birthday

In October 2017 an out lesbian teenager in California was physically assaulted and subjected to homophobic slurs at school on her birthday.

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MI Woman Exposed to Racist Language by Locksmith

In October 2017 a Michigan woman who’d called a locksmith for help noticed racist messages on the locksmith’s phone.

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TN Mosque Vandalized

In July 2017 a Tennessee mosque was vandalized with hate speech.

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NJ Woman Verbally Assaulted Minorities with Racial Slurs

In June 2017 a woman used aggressive racial language against a fellow patron and a cashier in a New Jersey department store.

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IL Man Verbally Assaulted with Racial Slurs, References to Slavery

In June 2017 a man used aggressive racial slurs against a black man in an Illinois coffee shop.

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