Communities rally in response to hate crimes
By: Savin Mattozzi ~Staff Writer~ The U.S. was struck by another wave of hate crimes in the past two weeks, some of which were deadly. These crimes come as cities report record hikes in hate crimes compared to the same period last year. The New York City Police Department has reported a 42 percent increase in hate crimes, a trend police officials have linked to ethnic bias and xenophobia that emerged from the 2016 election, according to Bloomberg. Two transgender women of color were shot and killed on Feb. 21 and Feb. 25. Keke Collier, 24, was shot in the … Continue reading Communities rally in response to hate crimes
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