Washington, D.C. — Today, with a bipartisan vote, the Senate passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. The legislation will provide culturally and linguistically appropriate resources to federal, state, and local justice officials to monitor and address the surge in hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community since the start of the pandemic....
This fact sheet outlines a comprehensive strategy for tackling the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.
America needs a comprehensive strategy to tackle the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.
As tensions rise ahead of the upcoming election, the 116th Congress can and should act now to confront the surge in violent white supremacy across the country.
This report provides a guide to identifying and calling out the white nationalist ideas that are infiltrating U.S. political discourse.
Asian Americans are facing physical and economic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This legislation would help ensure that individuals convicted of hate crimes do not continue to have easy access to guns.
Top positions in the Department of Homeland Security have been filled by anti-immigrant extremists, many of whom have ties to hate groups, which has led to the normalization of anti-immigrant policies and the spread of dehumanizing rhetoric about immigrants in mainstream media.
Far-right violence is a growing threat in the United States. Only by acknowledging the danger, combating the political rhetoric that supports it, and learning how democracies have tackled this menace in the past can we hope to defeat it.
Misinformation on social media led to heightened anti-immigrant sentiment targeting the migrant caravan in the Tijuana border region.
After a particularly trying week, Daniella and Ed speak with former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson about the importance of voting this November.
The Center for American Progress joined with civil and human rights groups to develop new policies for internet companies—here’s what we did and why it is important.
Guest host Ed Chung and Igor chat with their guests about the rise of hate crimes in the United States since President Trump took office.
Anti-government extremism, tensions over control of public lands, and easy access to guns collide in Nevada, with devastating consequences.
Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with leading experts to discuss the growing use of guns as the weapon of choice for hate criminals and violent extremists; the impact of these crimes on impacted communities; and new ideas for policy solutions to help keep communities safe from violent extremists armed with guns.Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC , 20005