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After Autistic Boy Gets Hate Mail, Community Rallies

Poison-pen letter urges family to euthanize 13-year-old

(Newser) - A small town east of Toronto has rallied around the family of an autistic boy that was sent hate mail so vicious they feared for the 13-year-old's safety. The boy has been spending summer mornings with his grandmother, who received a horrifyingly cruel anonymous letter complaining about Maxwell Begley'... More »

Goldman's Lloyd Blankfein Swimming in Hate Mail

Goldman Sachs CEO gets up to 100 letters a day

(Newser) - He and his firm might be doing "God's work," but Lloyd Blankfein and Goldman Sachs still somehow get a lot of hate mail. The CEO has told people that up to 100 such letters come in every day. As a result, insiders tell Fox Business that senior executives... More »

Muslim Groups Condemn Hasan, Rush to Judgment

Groups preach tolerance as hate mail pours in

(Newser) - With hate mail already pouring in, Muslim American groups rushed to condemn the Fort Hood shooter today as a criminal who doesn’t represent Islam. “You wouldn't take a Christian or a Jewish soldier who did something like this and look at other Christians and Jews and say, 'Can... More »

Miley Spread Jams VF's Inbox

Readers' response sets record for volume, though not for vitriol

(Newser) - Readers really responded to Vanity Fair’s now-infamous Miley Cyrus photo spread—but not in a bad way. The 915 letters were by far a record, but editor Graydon Carter tells Women's Wear Daily he's seen much worse on the outrage scale: “They were much kinder than the letters... More »

After 20 Years, Feds Crack Hate Mail Case

Clarence Thomas among targets of racist threats

(Newser) - An Ohio man who authorities believe sent threatening communications to black and mixed-race recipients over the course of 20 years was indicted this week, the Plain Dealer reports. David Tuason, 46, threatened to blow up the US Supreme Court and kill Clarence Thomas in 2003 but eluded capture from the... More »

Racist Hate Mail Probed at NH Prep School

'Bang bang get out,' threaten letters sent to black students

(Newser) - Police, the FBI, and the US Postal Service are investigating hate mail sent to black students at an elite prep school, the New York Times reports. Sources say students at St. Paul's School in New Hampshire received letters containing their photos from the school's directory with the words "bang... More »

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