Feds charge white knockout suspect with hate crime Feds charge white ?knockout? suspect with hate crime Feds charge white 'knockout' suspect with hate crime 'The plan is to see if I were to hit a black person, would this be nationally televised?' Published: 17 hours ago (WASHINGTON TIMES) Federal authorities said Thursday they have arrested and charged a Texas man in connection with the knockout game, accusing him of a hate crime for targeting a black man for a vicious street attack. Get the book that documents racial violence in America, with hundreds of episodes in more than 80 American cities since 2010, where groups of blacks are assaulting, intimidating, stalking, threatening, shooting, stabbing and killing victims. Most knockout victims that have appeared in news reports have been white, but the Justice Department said in this instance the victim was a 79-year-old black man, and stepped in with federal charges. Suspected crimes of this nature will simply not be tolerated, said Kenneth Magidson, the U.S. attorney for the southern district of Texas. Evidence of hate crimes will be vigorously investigated and prosecuted with the assistance of all our partners to the fullest extent of the law.