Post by Janelle Harris In the grand tradition of an eye for an eye, an 18-year-old black man is being charged with a hate crime after he allegedly attacked a white guy in a Chicago suburb, supposedly because he was angry about the Trayvon Martin case. Police say Alton Hayes III ran up on his victim, who is 19, threatened him with a tree branch, and demanded “empty your pockets, white boy” before rifling through his belongings.
A white woman who knocked down a black singer onstage after he dedicated a song to slain teen Trayvon Martin has avoided a hate crime charge and has instead been charged with assault and abuse. Lester Chambers, 73, the ex-lead singe... Read Post
The death of teenager Trayvon Martin has sparked racial violence nationwide, including in Chicago where an 18-year-old charged with a hate crime told authorities he attacked his victim because he was angry about the highly-charged F... Read Post