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Hate Crimes Awareness Month


The FBI’s most recent hate crime report identified 10,840 hate crime incidents reported by the nation’s 18,000 law enforcement agencies for 2021, the most since the bureau started collecting the data. While the FBI’s annual reports show only a small fraction of hate-fueled crimes, they mark a continuing increase. To highlight this alarming trend, the Southern Poverty Law Center is designating October as Hate Crimes Awareness Month and will conduct an annual campaign to alert the public, advocates, policymakers and politicians to the problem. We’ll also press for specific actions to prevent hate crimes and provide resources to empower effective community response.

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Stop Hate sign

SPLC launches campaign to highlight epidemic of bias incidents

rally against hate
Sep 20

What is a Hate Crime?

Group of FBI agents
Sep 20

New FBI hate crime report sparks concern

Pillars of democracy in decay
Sep 20

The Year in Hate & Extremism 2022

Sep 21

Guides to Preventing Online Youth Radicalization

Hate Map

The Southern Poverty Law Center documented 1,430 active hate and antigovernment groups in the United States last year.

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