CSUSB center’s report shows increase in hate crimes in nine U.S. cities

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SputnickNews.com — According to new research gathered from police departments around the country, the incidence of hate crimes in the United States soared last year. The new findings, revealed in the 2016-2017 Hate Crime Metro Report published by the nonpartisan Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino on March 13, found that hate crimes in the United States have climbed dramatically, up 21.7 percent during 2016.

The research, authored by CSUSB Department of Criminal Justice Professor Brian Levin, showed an uptick in hate crimes in several US cities, in particular against Muslims, Jews and members of the LGBTQ community.

The article was published March 15, 2017.

Read the complete article at “Love Trumps What Again? US Hate Crimes Jump More Than 20% in 2016.”

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