Violence

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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TX White Man Shoots at Black Family, killing 7-Year-Old

In December 2018 a white Texas man fired into the car of a black family five, shooting two people and killing a 7-year-old girl.

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First Black Head Coach of a University Football Team Faces Racist Violent Imagery after Loss

In November 2018 a racist meme began circulating after a Florida football team’s loss; the meme suggested that the head coach should be lynched for his performance as coach this season.

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Homophobic Attack on New York Subway

In December 2018 a New York man on the subway attacked a woman because he believed she was a lesbian.

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TN 17-year-old and 27-year-old Face Charges in Incident of Intimate Partner Violence

In September 2018 a 17-year-old boy and 27-year-old man in Tennessee are facing charges after assaulting and threatening a 15-year-old-girl, the boy’s former girlfriend.

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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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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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VA Police Officer Shot and Killed Unarmed Black Man

In May 2018 a police officer in Virginia shot and killed an unarmed, possibly mentally ill, black man.

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Multiple Headlines Refer to MD School Shooter as ‘Lovesick Teen’

In March 2018 Maryland police revealed that a school shooting resulted from a recently ended relationship, resulting in multiple headlines referring to the shooter as a ‘lovesick teen.’

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TX Man Who Pushed Black Trans Woman into River Will Not Face Trial

In March 2018 a Texas judge ruled that a man who pushed a black trans woman into a river, resulting in her death, will not face trial.

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Two Black Men in MO Exonerated After New Video Released

In February 2018 two black men in Missouri were exonerated after police released surveillance video showing, six months later, that they were the victims instead of the perpetrators in a robbery.

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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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Exploring the Kyriarchy: 175 years

A look at how America's favor for punishment as justice prevents us from dismantling systems that allow abuse.

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GA Couple Assaulted a Person of Color in a Gas Station

In January 2018 a couple in Georgia physically and verbally assaulted a gas station attendant.

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Twenty-sixth Known Trans Person Murdered in 2017

In December 2017 a trans woman of color was murdered, making her the twenty-sixth known trans person murdered in 2017.

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NV Father Murdered Gay Son

In November 2017 a Nevada father killed his gay son.

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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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2017 Anti-LGBTQ Violence Significantly Outpaced Previous Year

An August 2017 report from an LGBTQ advocacy group found that LGBTQ hate violence resulting in homicide in 2017 significantly outpaced those in 2016.

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