UPDATE: Manhattan DA: Detroit Tiger Delmon Young Still Facing Charges

The Manhattan DA is still pushing forward with its misdemeanor hate crime assault case against Detroit Tiger Delmon Young for his accused drunken anti-Semite tirade in which he is accused of yelling “F*cking Jews!” and attacking a male tourist in New York city.   The DA’ office has apparentl...
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Shooting of Unarmed Teen Renews Debate Over “Stand Your Ground” Laws

Last month in Sanford, Florida, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by self-appointed neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, sparking outrage and a debate over “Stand Your Ground” laws found in states across the country. Zimmerman was briefly interviewed police and not arrested for the de...
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Hate Crime in Long Island Spurs Change in Police Policy

Seven teenagers sit in prison today after committing a fatal hate crime to Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero back in November of 2008. Their reason? Because he was Hispanic, they say; and he was not the first. The group of high schoolers found pleasure in seeking out Hispanic members of their comm...
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