PHOENIX – U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat from Arizona, said Latinos have become entangled in rising anti-immigrant hate over the past couple decades.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Transgender victims’ cases are frequently complicated by the circumstances surrounding their deaths, which makes it difficult to classify their homicides as hate crimes. The victims are often killed by a romantic partner, sex work client or stranger.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Despite acknowledging the divisions in America today, Oklahomans are finding satisfaction with the current presidential administration.
COLLINS, Miss. – An LGBTQ community leader is trying to make change from the ground up in her small town.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Patriot Prayer, the Proud Boys and antifa groups all attended an organized rally in Oregon that turned into a violent riot.
RICHMOND, Va. – Two women started a pledge and program at their Unitarian Universalist church to educate people on racism. The program is now launched in 17 locations around the country.
SAN FRANCISCO – According to the Trans Murder Monitoring Project, 62 percent of all transgender people killed worldwide in from 2008- September 2017 were sex workers.
SAN FRANCISCO – Data from the Anti-Defamation League cites 14 hate crimes targeted for sexual orientation occurred in San Francisco in 2016. That’s nearly 40 percent of all of the hate crimes in the city, the highest number treported since 2012.
LONDON, Ky. – The barbers and clients at the Tonic Barber Shop shared their thoughts on America.
NEW YORK – At least 10 times a month, Pastor Aden Rusfeldt and a handful of other members of his Philadelphia church hold protests against the LGBTQ community and Islamism at college campuses and events around the Northeast.
FREMONT, Ohio – News21 stopped at Fremont’s historic point of pride: the library and museum of Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th U.S. president. It was a great place to talk with people about hate in America.
RICHMOND, Va. – Paul Rucker doesn’t shy away from the controversy surrounding his KKK-themed art exhibit. In fact, he hopes the shock people experience when they see it will spark a national conversation on institutional racism.
BECKLEY, W. Va. – A town’s drug crisis affects every part of life. People treat each other with less care and respect these days – there’s less compassion and less civility.
Four News21 journalists are on the second leg of a nationwide State of Hate road trip where they are recording and documenting tensions that are present in America today.
PERRY, Iowa – In an America that often seems more divided, there remains one event that brings people together: the Fourth of July. Residents of Perry, a farming and meatpacking town of 7,800, joined across party and ethnic lines to celebrate.
TEKAMAH, Neb. — Since the start of the State of Hate road trip, the News21 road warriors traveled more than 3,000 miles and reported in Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah and South Dakota, before they arrived in Nebraska.
NEW ORLEANS – Thirty-two people died in the UpStairs Lounge fire 45 years ago. A group of 200 New Orleans residents marched recently so people would remember its importance.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – America’s early presidents would not be proud of the U.S. today, according to some tourists visiting Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.