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Racism is behind anti-Asian American violence, even when it’s not a...

Pawan Dhingra, Amherst College Over the past year, attacks on Asian Americans have increased more than 150% over the...

Many hate crimes never make it into the FBI’s database

Sophie Bjork-James, Vanderbilt University The FBI’s latest numbers showed a 17 percent increase in reported hate crimes in 2017. But what does this actually say about...

Out of Matthew Shepard’s tragic murder, a commitment to punishing hate...

Lara Schwartz, American University School of Public Affairs On an October night in 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming, was...

Charlottesville attack shows homegrown terror on the right is on the...

Arie Perliger, University of Massachusetts Lowell The attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man named James Alex Fields Jr. used his Dodge Challenger as...

Explaining the rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the US

Brian Levin, California State University San Bernardino Hate crimes against Muslims have been on the rise. The murder of two samaritans for aiding two young...

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