Bias Attacks

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NYPD: Slight Increase In Anti-Gay Bias Attacks

Suspected anti-gay bias attacks are up slightly this year amid several high-profile incidents in recent weeks, according to the NYPD.

10/21/2010

Facebook Works To Remove Anti-Gay Hate Speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the […]

10/15/2010

Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Dolan Celebrates Mass On S.I. In Wake Of Bias Attacks

The archbishop of New York paid a special visit to Staten Island Sunday morning. He celebrated mass in Port Richmond in the wake of a series of bias attacks in the neighborhood.

08/22/2010

Staten Island bias crimes

Safe Zones To Be Created On Staten Island

Community leaders used “National Night Out Against Crime” as an opportunity to announce a new plan to fight bias crime in Port Richmond.

CBS 2–08/04/2010

Police Presence On Staten Island

Residents: Unemployment May Fuel S.I. Attacks

There is no question that there has been an uptick in attacks on Staten Island. That’s clear from the police presence on every corner. What’s less clear is whether the assaults are biased against Latinos or simply crimes of opportunity.

CBS 2–08/02/2010