Hate Crimes

Read: OSU Basketball Player Receives Threats, Racial Insults after Upset Loss

OSU Basketball Player Receives Threats, Racial Insults after Upset Loss

The threats and insults prompted OSU officials to contact law enforcement.

Read: Report: Racially Motivated Extremists Pose Most Deadly Domestic Threat

Report: Racially Motivated Extremists Pose Most Deadly Domestic Threat

New reports also found a significant increase in white supremacist propaganda and anti-Asian hate crimes in 2020.

Read: Penn State Police Investigate 2 ‘Zoom Bombings’

Penn State Police Investigate 2 ‘Zoom Bombings’

Campus officials say the attacks were racially motivated and follow a previous incident involving 51 Zoom bombers who uttered racist and homophobic slurs.

Read: Here Are 2020’s Safest and Least Safe U.S. Cities

Here Are 2020’s Safest and Least Safe U.S. Cities

WalletHub’s 2020 ‘Safest Cities in America’ report compared more than 180 major U.S. cities across 42 key safety indicators to determine which ones are the safest… and which ones are the most dangerous.

Read: Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Americans Experience Severe Online Harassment

Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Americans Experience Severe Online Harassment

Results from a survey just released by the Anti-Defamation League also found that marginalized groups experience more hate.

Read: Extremists Targeting Protestors with Vehicle Attacks

Extremists Targeting Protestors with Vehicle Attacks

There have been at least 50 vehicle-ramming incidents since late May when protests erupted across the country after George Floyd’s in-custody death.

Read: Racist ‘Zoombombs’ Disrupt University’s Virtual Graduation

Racist ‘Zoombombs’ Disrupt University’s Virtual Graduation

Oklahoma City University’s virtual commencement ceremony replaced the in-person event, which was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Read: Antisemitic Incidents Hit All-Time High in 2019

Antisemitic Incidents Hit All-Time High in 2019

The ADL annual report found more than 2,100 acts of antisemitic hate; 56% increase in assaults, five fatalities.

Read: NYC Department of Education Reverses Zoom Ban

NYC Department of Education Reverses Zoom Ban

Zoom worked with the department of education to address the safety issues associated with the platform.

Read: FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

The agency also says school closings due to COVID-19 and children’s increased online presence pose an increased risk for child exploitation.

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