• US records 17% spike in hate crimes, African-Americans & Jews most targeted

    1 month ago - By RT

    The US has seen a 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017, with the majority of reported incidents targeting African-Americans and Jews, according to the FBI's annual Hate Crimes Statistics report.
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  • FBI: Reported hate crimes surged by 17 percent in US last year

    1 month ago - By Al Jazeera

    The surge in hate crimes marks the largest increase in more than a decade, with a sharp spike in anti-Semitic incidents.
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  • Hate crimes skyrocket across the nation, almost double in Seattle over the past year

    Hate crimes skyrocket across the nation, almost double in Seattle over the past year

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    Reported hate crimes in Seattle have jumped from 118 in 2016 to 234 in 2017.
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  • Hate crimes in U.S. up 17 per cent in 2017, third consecutive year with increase

    1 month ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - Hate crimes in the United States rose 17 per cent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released FBI data.
    Law enforcement agencies reported 7,175 hate crimes occurred in 2017, up from 6,121 in 2016. That increase was fueled in part by more police departments reporting hate crimes data to the FBI, but overall there is still a large number of departments that report no hate crimes to the federal database.
    More than half of such crimes, about 3 of 5, targeted a person's race or ethnicity, while about 1 of 5 targeted their...
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  • Hate crimes rose for 3rd straight year, according to new FBI data

    1 month ago - By The Morning Call

    Hate crimes in America rose 17 percent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released FBI data. Law enforcement agencies reported 7,175 hate crimes occurred in 2017, up from 6,121 in 2016. That increase was fueled in part by more police departments...
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  • Hate Crimes Increase 17 Percent in 2017, Rising for Third Straight Year: Anti-Semitism, Anti-Black Bias Prevalent

    1 month ago - By Newsweek

    Whites committed 50.7 percent of hate crimes for which a perpetrator was identified.
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  • Hate crimes in America spiked 17 percent last year, FBI says

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    The annual report showed there were 7,175 bias crimes, which targeted 8,493 victims based on their race and sexual orientation, reported in 2017.
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  • Anti-Jewish hate crimes increased by 37% in 2017, according to a new FBI report

    Anti-Jewish hate crimes increased by 37% in 2017, according to a new FBI report

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Hate crimes overall increased by 17% in 2017, while anti-Jewish crimes increased by 37%, according to a new FBI report.
    Anti-Jewish attacks have consistently been the highest proportion of religiously-motivated hate crimes since they were first collected and reported.
    The numbers support a noted increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes reported by the Anti-Defamation League earlier this year.
    Hate crimes increased by 17% in 2017, while anti-Jewish hate crimes increased by 37%, according to figures released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday.
    The numbers come on the heels of the...
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  • There Were 7,175 Hate Crimes Reported Last Year-a 17% Jump From 2016

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Hate crimes were on the rise in 2017.
    According to the FBI's annual Hate Crime Statistics report released Tuesday, hate crimes increased 17% in 2017. The total number of reported crimes increased from 6,121 in 2016 to 7,175 last year.
    Nevertheless, the report notes that 1,000 more agencies contributed data last year as compared to the year prior, which could have contributed to the rise in reported hate crimes .
    Hate crimes motivated by race, ethnicity, or ancestry constituted the largest share of hate crimes, comprising 59.6% of the crimes reported in 2017. Meanwhile, 20.6% were related...
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