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    By Dianne Anderson Advocates and experts came together last week for strategies around rising hate crime, and the need to increase local awareness of the importance of calling and reporting incidents through 211 LA County, or www.lavshate.org. In the quarterly meeting of Los Angeles County’s Network Against Hate Crime, Robin Toma noted the 2022 Hate ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent As the Israel-Hamas conflict escalates, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are issuing warnings of an anticipated surge in hate crimes within the United States. The agencies underscored the need for heightened vigilance not only against antisemitic and Islamophobic ...
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    By Dianne Anderson No word yet on the status of the investigation on the hate crime against the Martin Luther King Jr. statue has Long Beach residents questioning the city’s commitment to finding out who is behind the Nazi symbols sprayed across the statue last month. Anitra Joiner, a lifelong Sixth District resident, lives nearby ...
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    By Dianne Anderson At a park brimming with people, a white man in his 50’s carrying an assault rifle tight to his arm promptly walked off, past an adult basketball court and nearby adult softball game after killing 57-year-old Frederick Taft. No one seems to have seen the killer’s face, and as of yet, no ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It usually comes as no surprise to most in the Black community that hate crimes are often white on Black crimes. At last count nationally, the FBI reports hate crime is up over 6%, again with African Americans taking the brunt of victimization, followed by the Muslim community. The FBI reports that ...