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First Felony Hate Crime Conviction for Delaware Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust

Bill Oxford

A New Castle County jury has convicted a white man accused of hate crimes for terroristic threats against a Black woman who works for Delaware Governor John Carney. WHYY's Mark Eichmann has more on what the Department of Justice says is a historic conviction.

(Original air-date: 2/14/22)

Mark Eichmann has been covering news in Delaware for nearly 20 years. In addition to writing about Delaware for WHYY, Mark is deputy managing editor of WHYY’s Delaware desk in downtown Wilmington. Since starting at WHYY in 2008, he’s produced hundreds of stories for radio, TV, and web.