Dejanay Stanton24, was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head on August 30, according to media reports. A relative raped her when she was eight years old. Have a news tip? The FBI this week reported a 17 percent year-over-year increase in federal hate crimes across the U. These victims were killed by acquaintances, partners and strangers, some of whom have been arrested and charged, while others have yet to be identified.
Keisha Wells54, was found dead with a gunshot wound to her abdomen in the parking lot of an apartment complex on June 24, according to Cleveland.
Looking beyond the aggregate numbers, however, reveals some troubling trends. When McDonald attempted to leave the scene, one of the men, an ex-convict and member of a white supremacist group, followed her. The conservative political and religious rhetoric in government has further entrenched the culture of bias and hate against transgender individuals.
Jewish people comprise an estimated 2 percent of the U.