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  • Hate crimes rose the day after Trump was elected, FBI data show

    The Washington Post - 03/23/2018

    Researchers have attempted to categorize hate crimes in hopes of understanding what makes them manifest. Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt at Northeastern University published a study detailing several types of hate crimes, including retaliatory hate crimes that are provoked by a previous perceived hate crime or act of terrorism. Incidents like the Rodney King verdict in 1992 and the 9/11 attacks both saw dramatic increases in hate crime violence following the event.

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