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August 8, 2022

Federal Judge Sentences Three Men Convicted of Racially Motivated Hate Crimes in Connection with the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia


August 8, 2022

Missouri Man Admits Threatening to Blow up a St. Louis Synagogue


August 4, 2022

New York Man Accused of Using Twitter to Threaten to Kill Blacks at Buffalo Grocery Stores


August 4, 2022

Texas Man Sentenced on Hate Crime Charges for Attacking Asian Family


August 3, 2022

Washington Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Interstate Threats of Racially Motivated Violence


August 3, 2022

New York Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Mailing Threatening Letters to LGBTQ+ Affiliated Individuals


August 3, 2022

U.S. Attorney for District of Massachusetts Announces "End Hate Now" Hotline for Reporting Acts of Hate


August 3, 2022

Joint Statement by Assistant Attorney General Clarke and U.S. Attorney Hoff on Third Anniversary of Walmart Shooting


July 26, 2022

Federal Law Enforcement Partners Encourage Community Reporting of All Hate Crimes


July 22, 2022

Washington Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Interstate Threats of Racially Motivated Violence


July 19, 2022

New Jersey Man Sentenced for Sending Threatening Communications to Black Maryland Woman and Her Family


July 18 2022

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Keynote Speech at the NAACP Annual Convention: Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Memorial Luncheon


July 14, 2022

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused Tops Shooter on Federal Hate Crimes and Firearms Charges in Buffalo, New York


July 14, 2022

Maryland Man Indicted for Bias-Motivated Assaults of Men in Washington, D.C. Park


July 14, 2022

U.S. Attorney, Vermont Attorney General, and Rutland Area NAACP to Co-Host Hate-Free Vermont Forum


July 7, 2022

Kansas City, Missouri, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime in Attempted Murder of Teen


July 1, 2022

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Department of Justice 2022-26 Strategic Plan


June 30, 2022

U.S. Attorney Convenes Multi-Agency Briefing Informing Local Community Leaders on Targeted Violence Indicators


June 29, 2022

Kansas Man Sentenced for Violent Racially-Motivated Hate Crime Targeting Black Man


June 23, 2022

United Against Hate Pilot Program in Eastern Washington Paves the Way for National Roll Out


June 17, 2022

Two Florida Men Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Violently Attacking a Black Man While Shouting Racial Slurs


June 16, 2022

Vice President Harris Launches the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and Abuse (Video)


June 16, 2022

Memorandum on the Establishment of the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and Abuse


June 15, 2022

Accused Tops Shooter Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Using a Firearm to Commit Murder


June 15, 2022

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks Announcing Accused Tops Shooter Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Using a Firearm to Commit Murder


June 13, 2022

Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Keynote Address at ADL-McCain Institute Domestic Violent Extremism Policy Summit


May 26, 2022

Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Committing Hate Crime for Arson at Seattle Nightclub


May 26, 2022

U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of California Announces Greater Fresno Hate Crimes Task Force


May 26, 2022

District Man Pleads Guilty to Bias-Related Attack of Asian Family in Northwest Washington


May 20, 2022

Justice Department Announces New Initiatives to Address and Prevent Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents


May 18, 2022

Georgia Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Firearms Offenses


May 18, 2022

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the 2022 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Summit to Reduce Violence and Strengthen Communities


May 18, 2022

“Protecting Houses of Worship” Safety Training Series Underway in the Middle District of Georgia


May 18, 2022

U.S. Attorney for District of Colorado Joins African American Community Leaders at Vigil for Mass Shooting Victims


May 16, 2022

Statement on the FBI Response to the Shooting in Buffalo, New York


May 14, 2022

Justice Department Statement on the Mass Shooting in Buffalo, New York


May 12, 2022

California Man Charged with Bias-Motivated Interference for Disrupting Demonstration Against Asian Hate


May 5, 2022

Missouri Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime and Arson for Burning Down a Church


May 5, 2022

California Man Indicted for Threatening Merriam-Webster with Anti-LGBTQ Violence


April 29, 2022

Florida Man Charged with Hate Crimes Following Use of Vehicle in Racially-Motivated Attack Against a Black Man Driving with His Family


April 29, 2022

Virginia Man Found Guilty of Charges in Bias-Related Attack on Construction Workers


April 27, 2022

Michigan Man Charged with Hate Crimes for Attempting to Intimidate Protesters from Supporting Black Lives Matter


April 27, 2022

FBI Milwaukee Seeking Victims of Hate Crimes


April 25, 2022

Oregon White Supremacist Sentenced to Federal Prison for Mailing Threatening Communications


April 22, 2022

California Man Arrested and Charged with Making Threats Against LGBTQ Community


April 20, 2022

U.S. Attorney for District of New Jersey Announces Launch of Anti-Hate Crime Initiative


April 20, 2022

New Jersey Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes for Series of Violent Assaults on Members of Orthodox Jewish Community


April 19, 2022

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Hate-Motivated Threats Against a U.S. Member of Congress


April 12, 2022

Two Illinois Men Sentenced to Prison for Their Roles in 2017 Bombing of Minnesota Islamic Center


April 8, 2022

Washington Man Charged in Racially Motivated Hate Crime Enters Guilty Plea


March 31, 2022

Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on International Transgender Day of Visibility


March 25, 2022

Former Employees of Pennsylvania Health Care Facility Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges


March 24, 2022

Texas Man Charged with Civil Rights Violations for Setting Fire to Synagogue


March 17, 2022

HBCUs at Risk: Examining Federal Support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities


March 16, 2022

Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Examining the Threat to Houses of Worship and Public Spaces


March 16, 2022

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at White House Event on Making Communities Safer, Including the Campuses of HBCUs


March 16, 2022

Statement by President Biden Honoring the Victims of the Fatal Shootings in Atlanta


March 16, 2022

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Resources for Historically Black Colleges and Universities that Have Recently Experienced Bomb Threats


March 10, 2022

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington Announces Anti-Hate Crime Initiatives


March 8, 2022

Washington’s Two U.S. Attorneys Join Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Brief Religious Leaders on Security for Houses of Worship


March 8, 2022

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Combating the Rise in Hate Crimes


March 7, 2022

Federal Prison Sentences for Two California Men Who Targeted Turkish Victims in Hate Crime Attack on Family-Owned Restaurant


February 23, 2022

FBI Statement on the Ongoing Investigation into Bomb Threats to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Houses of Worship


February 23, 2022

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Threatening Letters to LGBTQ+ Affiliated Individuals


February 23, 2022

Three Men Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to a Plot to Attack Power Grids in the United States


February 23, 2022

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime Charges for Attacking Asian Family


February 22, 2022

Federal Jury Finds Three Men Guilty of Hate Crimes in Connection with the Pursuit and Killing of Ahmaud Arbery


February 16, 2022

Tennessee Man Sentenced to Seven Years for Series of Church Arsons


February 16, 2022

Massachusetts Man Indicted for Obstructing Investigation into Fires at Jewish-Affiliated Institutions


February 14, 2022

District Man Pleads Guilty to Bias-Related Assault in Confrontation with Employees at Fast-Food Restaurant


February 10, 2022

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Racially Motivated Federal Hate Crime Targeting Black Man


February 10, 2022

Maine Man Indicted for Hate Crime Offenses Relating to Arson of MLK Church in Massachusetts


February 8, 2022

Two Oklahoma Men Indicted for Hate Crimes


February 8, 2022

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina Announces New Court Guide for Mass Violence Trials


February 4, 2022

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at the Inaugural Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders


February 3, 2022

Building Community Trust Is Key to Improving Hate Crime Reporting


February 2, 2022

FBI Statement on Investigation into Bomb Threats to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Houses of Worship


January 31, 2022

Statement from Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Regarding the Hearing in United States v. McMichael


January 27, 2022

Landmark Federal Hate Crime Conviction in Northern California


January 26, 2022

Man Who Sold Pistol Used in Synagogue Hostage Crisis Federally Charged


January 20, 2022

Remarks by Director Christopher Wray to Anti-Defamation League on Hostage Incident in Colleyville, Texas


January 19, 2022

Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors


January 11, 2022

Leader of Neo-Nazi Group Sentenced for Plot to Target Journalists and Advocates



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