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KKK Internet Meme Faked Linking Hate Group to 1924 Democratic Convention

Two widely circulated Internet memes purporting to show images of Klu Klux Klan rallies at the 1924 Democratic Convention are fake. The memes have been spread by right-wing propaganda sites and social media followers in an effort to discredit the party in the eyes of African-American voters. Snopes.com, one of several Web sites that have been spawned by the Trump administration to debunk fake news, analyzed the photos and determined that neither event took place at the 1924 Democratic Convention....

New York Attorney General Mobilizes to Battle Trump-Inspired Hate Crimes

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today (Nov. 17) ramped up statewide efforts to crack down on hate crimes inspired by Donald Trump’s election, vowing to protect religious and ethnic minorities, women, gays and immigrants from attacks. He launched the effort with an “urgent bulletin” to law enforcement offices that provides guidance and support to “identify, investigate, and prosecute hate crimes.”...