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Marcelo Lucero

It's Disgraceful That Trump Spoke 200 Yards From Where Racists Murdered a Latino Immigrant

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

I grew up on Long Island, just a few miles from Patchogue, the town on the South Shore where Donald Trump spoke on Thursday. My parents moved out there in the 1970s, and my mother is still there. Plus, I work on the Island.

Hate Crime Triggers Federal Oversight Of Town's Police

CNN | Ray Sanchez and Cindy Rodriguez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Patchogue, New York (CNN) -- In the December chill of Long Island, Joselo Lucero stands on the spot where seven teenagers attacked his brother and ano...

Portrait Of A Town Where Attacking Latinos Was Sport

ColorLines | Julianne Hing | Posted 01.26.2014 | Latino Voices

Five years ago this month Marcelo Lucero, an undocumented immigrant living in the Long Island, N.Y., village of Patchogue, was stabbed to death by sev...

New Documentary Deputized Looks at the Marcelo Lucero Killing From All Angles [VIDEO]

Ted Hesson | Posted 06.13.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

The Marcelo Lucero killing sent shockwaves across Long Island. Deputized, a new documentary, is a raw, comprehensive examination, offering a blitz of perspectives on a crime that was both vicious and vexing.

David Ramirez

Three Years After Hate Crime, Community Attempts Reconciliation | David Ramirez | Posted 01.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Three years after Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to death in a racially motivated attack in New York, residents and religious leaders...

No One Is Exempt From The Responsibility To Combat Hate

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

The greatest tribute we can pay to those who needlessly have lost their lives to hate mongers is to encourage civility and to create a community in which hate is not acceptable. But we are not there yet.

A Hate Crimes Commander Laid To Rest in Suffolk, But Questions Remain

Ted Hesson | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Robert Reecks will be remembered as an accomplished leader within the Suffolk police department. But Reecks also faced criticism for his handling of hate crimes; specifically those perpetrated against Latinos.

Steve Levy's Career May Be Over, But Hate Crime Questions Still Need to Be Answered

Ted Hesson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

While it was crooked fundraising that torpedoed Levy's political career, the county executive continues to face scrutiny over his handling of hate crimes.

Ecuadorians in New York Form Alliance Against Hate

David Noriega | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York
David Noriega

In September of 1994, an Ecuadorian immigrant was beaten to death in Brooklyn. At the time, Walter Sinche was struck by the absence of a Hispanic group to denounce the incident as a hate crime.

Feud Over Hate Crime Enforcement on Long Island Signals Problems

Ted Hesson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Levy and his longtime hate crimes commander have embarked in a war-of-words, and the resulting feud serves as an indictment of the way Suffolk has handled such crimes.

The Hypocrite's Oath: Latino Immigrants and Health Access in the Hamptons

Nisha Agarwal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nisha Agarwal

What are the factors that allow doctors to exhibit openly hate and bias, to take actions that actually threaten the lives and well-being of some category of their patients?

Hate Crimes Against Immigrants in a Post-Racial Society

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Earlier this week jurors returned a guilty verdict in a trial on Long Island. The teenage defendant was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in ...

Remembering Marcelo Lucero: One Year Later

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Watson

A year ago Sunday, a group of teens left Marcelo Lucero bleeding and dying on a street in Patchogue, New York - with a knife wound to the chest. Lucer...

Holder Pushes Hate Crime Bill in Wake of Recent Wave of Hate

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Hate has always been present. But the recent spike in violence against immigrants is being fanned by the flames of the anger and hateful rhetoric being voiced in the debate over immigration.

The Conservatives' Dangerous Game of Hate and Consequences

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Empty of better ideas -- of any ideas -- of how to remain relevant, the reactionary wing of the conservative movement has chosen to quit faking respectability and get back to doing what they do best: cranking up the hate to eleven.

Another Murdered: Pass the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

NCLR has joined other civil rights and Latino leaders to urge Congress and the new administration to make passage of the "Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act" a priority.