"Whether shouted in their face on the street, daubed on a wall or tweeted into their living room, hateful abuse can have a devastating impact on victims."
No one was injured in the explosion, which is being investigated by the FBI's terrorism task force.
The package came days after two other mosques in the area were vandalized; one had a burnt Quran with bacon inside left on a nearby fence.
There were 22 transgender people killed last year—the most ever recorded—but 2017 is on pace to exceed that figure, according to Human Rights Watch.
Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is suspected of killing Nabra Hassanen, 17, after getting into an argument with her group of friends.
The incident began when the man started shouting ethnic and religious slurs at two women who appeared to be Muslim on an Oregon train.
The FBI has confirmed they are treating the killing of Richard Collins III as a possible hate crime.
President Barack Obama signed The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law in October 2009.
Kelly Schneider, 23, lured his victim with an offer of sex on the website Backpage.com, then kicked him to death with steel-toed boots.
Dylann Roof, 23, was charged in state court with murdering nine African-American parishioners as they closed their eyes in prayer at a Bible study session.
Noor Salman was arrested in California in January on federal charges accusing her of knowing that her husband, Omar Mateen, was planning the June 2016 attack, and of concocting a cover story for him.
Salman was arrested earlier this month in the San Francisco Bay Area on federal charges of obstructing justice and aiding her late husband, Omar Mateen, in his attempt to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
Judge said he would hold a second competency hearing "in an abundance of caution" after Roof's standby lawyers filed a motion about his mental fitness to stand trial.
Two months before the shooting, Roof purchased a pistol and stockpiled ammunition.
He appeared both animated and at ease as he spoke to investigators, laughing at times as he answered their questions.
After a surge in anti-immigrant hostility, will the U.K.'s largest foreign-born community stay put?
According to the bureau, incidents have increased 67 percent in one year.
African Americans, Muslims, Latinos and members of the LGBT community have allegedly fallen victim to verbal and physical abuse.
British government has yet to confirm if EU citizens can stay living and working in Britain after it leaves the EU.
The U.K. government's new hate crime action plan comes at a crucial moment.
Women in Nottinghamshire encouraged to report misogynist incidents in an effort to tackle sexual harassment.