The Chart Gallery 1/2: Hate crimes

Posted by Maddie Hall on 1/2/20 3:09 PM

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It's 2020, a new decade, and it's time to start addressing and taking note of the global rise in hate crimes over the past ten years. Let's dive in:

 

Cause for concern

The number of hate crimes in the United States dipped slightly in 2018 but still remain at heightened levels.

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Queerphobia in action

As candidates began campaigning for president in 2015, hate crimes against LGBT people began to rise.

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Racism is still the most widespread issue

Of the 7,000+ hate crimes in 2018, the vast majority were race related.

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Islamophobia is on the rise

Since 2016 there has been a massive jump in anti-Muslim attacks and activities.

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The Jewish community is affected

According to the Anti-Defamation League, there were 1,347 anti-Semitic incidents in the United States alone in 2019.

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That's all for today's edition of The Chart Gallery.

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Have a great new year!
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