Hate Crimes

Scott Davidson

Suffolk Police arrested a 13-year-old on a charge of assault as a hate crime. However, police said they won’t be arresting others who were involved in the attack. 

People take part in a rally against hate and confront the rising violence against Asian Americans at Columbus Park in the Chinatown section of Manhattan borough of New York, on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Associated Press

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has appointed 25 people to the newly created Connecticut Hate Crimes Advisory Council, formed after the recent surge of hate crimes across the country.

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Connecticut corrections officials say they found a false incident report containing hate speech in a printer at a state prison. The report contained both anti-Muslim and homophobic slurs and targeted Muslim corrections officer Shem Brijbilas.

A New York City protester holds up a "Black Lives Matter" sign on Sept. 23, 2020, following a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor.
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A hate crime investigation is underway into whoever interrupted a virtual meeting of a racial equity task force in Fairfield, Connecticut, with racist slurs.

Hate Crimes Double In Connecticut

Apr 19, 2021
People take part in a rally against hate and confront the rising violence against Asian Americans at Columbus Park in the Chinatown section of Manhattan borough of New York, on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Associated Press

Connecticut has seen a doubling of hate crimes in the state over the past year. It follows a national trend.

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