Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced in December that his office was opening a dedicated Hate Crimes Bureau to deal with the problem of anti-Semitic hate crimes and other bias-motivated attacks in his borough. We reached out and asked him some questions about how they are approaching the recent steep rise in bias crimes and how they are working to improve trust and cooperation with affected communities.
February 24, 2019 - 7:05am
February 20, 2019 - 1:15pm
Reporter John Elogin writes in The New York Times about the myth that proximity to blackness immunizes white people from doing racist things.
February 15, 2019 - 6:52am
Stories from around the country of communities organizing against hate and standing up for love, diversity and inclusion in their towns and cities. Send us stories that inspire you!
January 22, 2019 - 10:28am
In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history. A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN, a short film just nominated for an Oscar, is made entirely from archival footage filmed that night, transporting audiences to this chilling gathering and shines a light on the power of demagoguery and anti-Semitism in the United States.
January 18, 2019 - 1:43pm
Greenville County, SC resident Jim Hennigan reflects on the 15th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day being recognized as an official holiday in his county. The battle over the holiday lasted nearly 20 years culminating in an affirmative vote of the county council in 2004, making Greenville the last county to recognize the holiday in South Carolina.