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Forum Raises Awareness Of Hate Crimes

Forum outlines what constitutes a hate crime, and some victims describe their first-hand experiences.

The Anti-Defamation League is teaming with other nonprofits in New Orleans to raise awareness of hate crimes. Some statistics indicate a trend of under-reporting.

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Jail Hate Crime
4:59 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Black inmate accused of hate crime against whites

HOUMA — A black jail inmate has been booked with a hate crime after allegedly saying he would squirt human waste on every white inmate in his dormitory, and then doing so.

Terrebonne Parish sheriff's Maj. Malcolm Wolfe says all seven white inmates were squirted with urine and feces from a shampoo bottle. He says the waste was on the walls and on inmates' clothes, bodies and personal property — but not on any of the three African-American inmates in the dorm with them and 41-year-old Avis James Williams of Houma.