FBI Reports Biggest Increase in Hate Crimes in Past Decade

By Jerica Deck ~ Global Citizen ~¬† And it shows no signs of slowing. Hate crimes in the United States have increased¬†by 17%, the highest jump in more than a decade, according to a new report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The annual Hate Crimes Statistics report said that 7,175 hate crimes were reported to authorities last year, compared to 6,121 in 2016. This is the largest rise in…

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