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FBI investigating alleged racist attack in Indiana, lawyer says

FBI investigating alleged racist attack in Indiana, lawyer says

The FBI is investigating an incident over the Fourth of July weekend in which an Indiana man says he was the victim of a racist attack involving threats of a noose. His lawyer, Katharine Liell said it’s a hate crime investigation. When CNN reached out to the FBI to confirm that a hate crime investigation…MORE

Two people are charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

Two people are charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community’s Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday. David Nelson and Nicole Anderson are each charged with three misdemeanor counts, including violation of civil rights, vandalism, and…MORE

A man was fatally shot while walking with his 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx

A man was fatally shot while walking with his 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx

A man was shot dead while walking and holding his 6-year-old daughter’s hand in the Bronx, police said. The New York Police Department (NYPD) on Monday released surveillance footage of the shooting, which occurred on July 5, on Twitter. The video shows a man, identified by police as 29-year-old Anthony Robinson, crossing the street hand-in-hand…MORE

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson apologizes after posting anti-Semitic quote

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson apologizes after posting anti-Semitic quote

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized for a series of anti-Semitic Instagram posts over the weekend, one of which included a quote about Jews falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler. Jackson posted a passage to his Instagram Story that claimed to quote Hitler in saying that Black people were “the real Children of Israel,”…MORE

MLB unveils 60-game season set to begin July 23

MLB unveils 60-game season set to begin July 23

Major League Baseball released its 2020 season schedule on Monday. Every team will play a 60-game schedule entirely against teams in their own geographic region to limit travel. The season will open on July 23 with a pair of games. The defending World Series champion Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees at 7:08…MORE

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