hate crimes

Judy Shepard at Anti-Defamation League youth conference in Philadelphia.
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John McDevitt
November 12, 2019 - 9:40 pm
The Anti-Defamation League holds a youth conference every year to help high school students take the lead in combating hatred in their own communities, including combating hate crimes against the LGBTQ community. Read more here.
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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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Arc of Chester County
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Jim Melwert
April 04, 2019 - 5:24 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Lawmakers and law enforcement in Chester County met with advocates of people with disabilities Thursday to push for the expansion of hate crime protections. In a crowded conference room inside the Arc of Chester County, District Attorney Tom Hogan played the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 photo, a menorah is tested outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in preparation for a celebration service at sundown on the first night of Hanukkah, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. A $6.3 million fund established in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh made the announcement Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 05, 2019 - 1:08 pm
A $6.3 million fund established after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history, organizers announced Tuesday. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh set up the Victims of Terror Fund after...
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This undated Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo shows Robert Bowers, the suspect in the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP
January 29, 2019 - 6:12 pm
(AP) — A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October , killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes. A federal grand jury added 19 charges to the 44 counts previously levied against Robert Bowers...
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