hate crime http://wfpl.org en Strange Fruit: Stephen Jimenez, Author of the Controversial 'Book of Matt' http://wfpl.org/post/strange-fruit-stephen-jimenez-author-controversial-book-matt <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F115034996&amp;color=e2630f&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 17:13:38 +0000 Laura Ellis 7197 at http://wfpl.org Strange Fruit: Stephen Jimenez, Author of the Controversial 'Book of Matt' 'Book of Matt' Author Stephen Jimenez Speaks Tonight at Carmichael's http://wfpl.org/post/book-matt-author-stephen-jimenez-speaks-tonight-carmichaels <p>Author Stephen Jimenez will speak with Jaison Gardner, co-host of WFPL&#39;s <a href="http://wfpl.org/programs/strange-fruit">Strange Fruit</a>, tonight at Carmichael&#39;s bookstore.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:09:49 +0000 Laura Ellis 7169 at http://wfpl.org 'Book of Matt' Author Stephen Jimenez Speaks Tonight at Carmichael's No Hate Crimes Verdict in E. Kentucky Assault Case http://wfpl.org/post/no-hate-crimes-verdict-e-kentucky-assault-case <P>The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky says he’s pleased with the outcome of a trial that involved two defendants who attacked a gay man, although the convictions do not include a federal hate crime.<p> <P>37-year-old David Jenkins and his 20-year-old cousin Anthony Jenkins were found guilty Wednesday of kidnapping Kevin Pennington. Prosecutors alleged that the assault happened because of Pennington’s sexual orientation, but the jury acquitted the Jenkins men of those charges.<p> <P>U.S. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:16:28 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Brenna Angel 2171 at http://wfpl.org