It has been nearly 16 years since the two-state shooting spree by a neo-Nazi that left former Northwestern University men’s basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong dead. In fact, this is the weekend of the Race Against Hate in Byrdsong’s memory.
If you were the victim of a vicious beating prompted by bigotry, could you forgive the assailant? That is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that will be screened in Chicago on Monday night.
In the wake of the deadly shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, by a man with ties to neo-Nazis and white supremacists, Chicago police have been keeping a vigilant watch on hate groups.
A federal judge has ruled that a Chicago jury was wrong when it convicted a white supremacist of using his website to solicit violence.
Judge castigates Mariusz Wdziekonski, 24, for his hatred and wanting to inflict pain.
An admitted neo-Nazi was convicted Friday of desecrating nearly 70 Jewish graves with swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti in 2008.
A neo-Nazi spray-painted swastikas and anti-Semitic slurs on headstones at nearly 70 graves in a suburban Jewish cemetery to demonstrate his hatred.