Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade

 Hate crimes in US reach highest level in more than a decade

This post was originally published on this site

There were 7,314 hate crimes last year, up from 7,120 the year before – and approaching the 7,783 of 2008. The FBI’s annual report defines hate crimes as those motivated by bias based on a person’s race, religion or sexual orientation, among other categories.