How many hate crimes occur in the United States in a year?
each state reported an average of 2.36 hate crimes per 100,000 people, per year from 2009-2015.
What are the factors related to hate crimes?
Correlation between average number of hate crime and other factors
Explore the statistical relationship.
Running an identical model on the SPLC hate incident data as shown in figure
results in a 48.57% adjusted R-Squared. Therefore, it can be argued that the number of
hate incidents that occurred following the 2016 presidential election can be better attributed to these nine variables than the number of hate crimes in the years prior to the election can. In other words, these factors play a bigger role in hate incidents now than they did before the elections.
Organizations to Support
1. Anti-Violence Project
2. American Civil Liberties Union
3. Matthew Shepard Foundation
4. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation