The Uvalde mass shooting is terrible but let’s not forget the Buffalo mass shooting that also was recent.
Category: Hate crimes
Terrorism isn’t terrorism if a white supremacist does it
His defense was he says the same kind of stuff Trump does.
Counties that hosted a 2016 Trump rally saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes
This story has been buried by the obsession over the Mueller report but it’s really important. Trump’s hateful rhetoric sparks hateful acts. Words have consequences. He always denies it but it is clearly true. Sad!
Hate crimes are up 17%
I blame Trump for a large part of it. His hateful, bigoted speeches and tweets hive riled up the bigots in his cult. I also blame Fox News and other right wing outlets.
Their influence was clear in the recent bomb mailings and synagogue mass murder. And no, the answer is not more people with guns.
Many hate crimes are unreported
The rise in hate crimes
Tennessee won’t condemn neo-Nazis
The state house in Tennessee wouldn’t pass a resolution condemning neo-Nazis. I guess some of the Republicans there think they include “very fine people” like Trump does. Sad!
Racial incidents in Philadelphia area schools
Racists have been emboldened by Trump’s election. Read this article for examples in Philadelphia area school districts such as “Cheerleaders called the N-word. A black doll hanging by a tie. Pumpkins carved with a swastika and a reference to the Ku Klux Klan.”