Hate crime



a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward an individual’s national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
Contemporary Examples

Pressuring Journalists Won’t Protect Transgender People James Kirchick January 21, 2014
Wisconsin Sikh Massacre Reveals Need for Domestic Antiterrorism Unit Errol Louis August 7, 2012
Sanford Protesters Demand Arrest in Trayvon Death as Residents Question Racial Profiling Allison Samuels March 22, 2012
Jury Did the Right Thing in Ravi Case Jay Michaelson March 15, 2012
The Myths of Matthew Shepard’s Infamous Death Stephen Jimenez September 21, 2013
New York’s Sikhs Need Their Own Al Sharpton Dean Obeidallah August 7, 2014
The Myths of Matthew Shepard’s Infamous Death Stephen Jimenez September 21, 2013
Was It a Hate Crime? Claire Howorth September 30, 2010
Donning the Turban: Harleen Kaur’s Response to Oak Creek Massacre Simran Jeet Singh August 4, 2013
Hate Crime Victimization Statistics Show Rise in Anti-Hispanic Crime Abby Haglage February 19, 2014

noun
a crime, esp of violence, in which the victim is targeted because of his or her race, religion, sexuality, etc

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