hate crime http://wamc.org en Vox Pop : Open Forum on 4/15/14 : Hate Crime http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-41514-hate-crime <p>A Federal grand jury is expected to consider the fatal shooting of three people outside Jewish community facilities in Kansas this past weekend as a hate crime. The victims were not Jewish, but the shooter, 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller, is a known anti-Semite and white supremacist.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 88236 at http://wamc.org Pittsfield Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime http://wamc.org/post/pittsfield-police-investigate-possible-hate-crime <p><a href="http://www.pittsfieldpd.org/" target="_blank">Pittsfield Police</a> are investigating whether a hate crime occurred when someone spray-painted swastikas and other graffiti on a city family's home.</p><p>Richard Rodriguez says two swastikas, what appeared to be gallows and other offensive symbols were drawn on visible sections of his vinyl-sided residence overnight on Feb. 2.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:02:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 83855 at http://wamc.org Pittsfield Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime US Attorney For Massachusetts Talks At Conference About Civil Rights Enforcement http://wamc.org/post/us-attorney-massachusetts-talks-conference-about-civil-rights-enforcement <p>The top federal law enforcement official in Massachusetts highlighted efforts to enforce civil rights laws during a speech in Springfield on Friday. The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, Carmen Ortiz, was the keynote speaker at a conference marking the 45<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the passage of the Federal Fair Housing Act.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:45:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 62117 at http://wamc.org US Attorney For Massachusetts Talks At Conference About Civil Rights Enforcement