"…many have questioned whether the violent incident is in fact a hate crime. As a criminal defense attorney, I think there is absolutely no question. If the tables were turned, and it was four white suspects attacking a black man, yelling “f*** black people” then there would be no question that the incident would qualify as a hate crime. The same is true here when the roles are reversed.
Regarding the disturbing video that surfaced on social media of a battery: Incident is under investigation/suspects are being questioned pic.twitter.com/GGi3qs9rGv
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) January 4, 2017