5 Recent Hate Crimes That Demonstrate the Threat of Racism




In April 2014, a Wisconsin man, Matthew J. Cimaroli, allegedly sent hate mail to a Black family living in Stoughton. The letter included a depiction of two young Black men being lynched, and a typewritten warning, “Your Days Are Numbered.”

In July 2014, Cimaroli was arrested on suspicion of felony threats to injure or accuse with a hate crime enhancer.

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