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James Jackson indicted for murder as act of terrorism, hate crime in stabbing of black man in New York

James Jackson indicted for murder as act of terrorism, hate crime in stabbing of black man in New York

James Harris Jackson, the 28-year-old white Baltimore man accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City a week ago, was indicted Monday on charges of murder as an act of terrorism and a hate crime.

"James Jackson prowled the streets of New York for three days in search of a black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of terrorism against our Manhattan community and the values we celebrate," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., said in a statement on Monday.

"With total presence of mind, he acted on his plan, randomly selecting a beloved New Yorker solely on the basis of his skin color, and stabbing him repeatedly and publicly...

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