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Cincinnati Police to Seek ‘Hate Crime’ Charges for Attackers of White Man

Immediately after a mob of African-Americans were caught on video beating a white man unconscious on July fourth, Cincinnati police said that they did not think the attack was a “hate crime.” But, four days later, Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell has reversed that determination and is asking Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters to pursue hate crime charges in the attack.

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