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Not In Our Town National Week of Action: Communities Stand Together Against Hate

by Catharine Debelle A hate crime is reported nearly every hour in this country. These attacks not only harm the victim but create a climate of fear that reverberates across entire communities. This month, communities across the country join in … Continued

Who Has Blood on Their Hands in Anti-Immigrant Murder?

It’s been a little over a week since a group of youth in Suffolk County took the life of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero, stabbing him to death in what law enforcement officers frighteningly defined as “a hunt to beat up … Continued

Suffolk County Murder of Latino Man Deemed a Hate Crime

A man named Marcello was walking with a friend on Saturday night in Patchogue, Long Island. As they walked a car pulled up and seven young men got out and surrounded them. The teenagers, all 16 and 17 years old, … Continued