The hate from the violent white nationalist gathering that resulted in the death of an anti-racism protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, can be found anywhere, the Southern Poverty Law Center says. The organization identified nearly 1, organizations that meet its criteria for being designated a hate group are currently active nationwide. And in New Jersey, 15 hate groups — from white supremacists to anti-Muslim and black separatist organizations — are active. Hate groups are defined by the SPLC as having beliefs or practices "that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics. The SLPC website has an interactive map showing the location of what it considers hate groups state by state.
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Alfonso Lanier, 23, was charged Tuesday with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said. Police Tuesday were still looking for several more suspects. They released sketches of two of the suspects shortly after the attack. The attack happened early on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. The two were walking down the street when two other men approached them yelling anti-gay slurs and then punched and kicked the victims repeatedly, police said.
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In , Sakia Gunn, a year-old lesbian high school student, was fatally stabbed in downtown Newark by a man who had approached her in the street and made sexual advances to her and her friends, which they declined. The case, which was prosecuted as a hate crime, drew widespread attention in gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities, though considerably less news coverage than that of Matthew Shepard , the year-old gay college student who was abducted, beaten, tied to a pole and left to freeze to death in Laramie, Wyo. The filmmaker, Charles B.
There were 7, reported hate crimes last year, up from 6, in There was a nearly 23 percent increase in religion-based hate crimes, with more than reports of crimes targeting Jews and Jewish institutions. Jordan claims he is single.