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A man has been charged with a federal hate crime in connection with what authorities say was a racially motivated "knockout" assault against an elderly black man, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday, December 26, 2013. Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, of Katy, Texas, has been charged with one count of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
A man has been charged with a federal hate crime in connection with what authorities say was a racially motivated "knockout" assault against an elderly black man, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday, December 26, 2013. Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, of Katy, Texas, has been charged with one count of violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.

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Hate crime charge in "knockout" attack

A white man in Texas has been charged with a hate crime after targeting an elderly black man in a "knockout" attack.

Hate crime charge in "knockout" attack

A white man in Texas has been charged with a hate crime after targeting an elderly black man in a "knockout" attack.