Vandals removed American flags and toppled stones of Black veterans. The police are investigating whether it was a hate crime.
Tag: Hate crime
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that police are questioning witnesses again in order to accurately verify claims.
Five high school students were arrested for allegedly spray-painting hate messages on walls at a rival high school. They face up to a year in prison.
Louisiana House Bill 953, or the ‘Blue Lives Matter Bill,” extends provisions under the current hate crime law, covering police officers, EMS workers and first responders.
Pastor Jordan Brown, founder of the Church of Open Doors in Austin, said in a statement that the grocery chain “did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story.”
Ariel Agudio, Alexis Briggs and Asha Burwell were each indicted on a charge of third-degree assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident.
An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.
“We’ve heard your concerns about last week’s video. We made a mistake, and want to get better at earning the trust of our black audience,” posted the media company.