Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Hate-Crime Killing in Union Square


September 12, 2017 | New York Times

Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Hate-Crime Killing in Union Square

A black man who said he was angry at whites and started punching people in Union Square, killing one of them, was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years in prison. The victim, who was white, died after the blow knocked him to the ground and his head struck the pavement during the assault, which unfolded in the middle of the afternoon on Sept. 4, 2013. In…