In a new, must read piece, Jamelle Bouie of Slate documents the steady, Trump-inspired rise in hate crimes and violence nationally. His piece on this year’s hate crimes concludes: We are living in an age of political racism and mainstreamed hate, where white supremacists act and organize in the... Continue »
Trump's racist rhetoric has reverbrated across the country.
Taking Stock of Hate Fueled Events in Oregon, Texas, and Across the Land During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment with such disturbing frequency that we started tracking them on a Trump Hate Map.  While nativism, racism, and accompanying harassment and bloodshed... Continue »
To Some, Immigration Status More Important than Human Status In a new report for NPR, Josh Burnett finds that President Trump’s “new immigration crackdowns creating ‘chilling effect’ on crime reporting: Police officials have been warning about the unintended consequences of Trump’s immigration dragnet. They caution it will further isolate... Continue »
The number of Latinos who say they have been discriminated against has more than doubled from the previous decade, according to a new report from online journal Social Science & Medicine – Population Health. “68 percent of Latino men and women in the United States reported discrimination, a rate... Continue »
The New York Police Department says hate crimes targeting the city’s minority groups have more than doubled from this time last year, according to the New York Times. “Hate crimes in New York City have risen in the weeks since Donald J. Trump won the presidential election, a noticeable... Continue »
Hate crimes have surged in the ten days following the election of President-elect Donald Trump, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which tracks hate activity from white supremacists and other extremists across the nation, released a new report documenting nearly 900 reported... Continue »
New FBI data shows a surge in hate crimes against minority groups, adding to “previous findings by researchers and outside monitors…who have noted an alarming rise in some types of crimes tied to the vitriol of this year’s presidential campaign,” noted the New York Times: In its report on... Continue »
Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign emboldened racists and bigots to commit hateful acts against Latinos, immigrants, Muslim-Americans, and other already-marginalized groups. Now his Presidential victory has given them permission to double-down. In the hours since President-elect Trump’s victory, we’ve seen a flood of reports of Trump-inspired hate acts by his supporters. We’ve tracked these... Continue »
Donald Trump’s insult-laden campaign has given permission to many to vocally express their racist and intolerant views — even in our nation’s schools. Since the start of his candidacy, we’ve seen a flood of disturbing attacks on Latino and other students of color at the hands of pro-Trump students.... Continue »
According to POLITICO, white nationalists, KKK members and neo-Nazis plan to “watch polls” and harass Black and other voters of color on Election Day: Neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin plans to muster thousands of poll-watchers across all 50 states. His partners at the alt-right website “the Right Stuff” are touting... Continue »