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Study: Reported hate crimes up 64 percent in NC

A new Safe Home study based on FBI hate crime data shows reported hate crimes in North Carolina rose 64 percent from 2013-2017.

That’s significantly more than the national rise of 22 percent.

According to the data, racism accounted for 6 percent of all single-bias offenses, religion for 21 percent and sexual orientation 16 percent.

Black people were the most targeted racial group at 50 percent of all race related crimes.

Of religion related crimes, Jewish people were the most targeted at 58 percent.  Muslims were the next highest category with 19 percent.

 


Read the full study — and information about methodology — here.

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