In the central U.S. (which includes Minnesota) the study found that economic strain coupled with low educational levels had a stronger association with hate groups than population change.
The increase was partly driven by a rise in hate crimes against religions.
Even in the early stages of what promises to be a prolonged focus on crimes colored by prejudice and politics, there appears to be one irrefutable truth: The data is deeply flawed.
Between 2010 and 2014, there were nearly 600 suspected Minnesota hate crimes reported to the FBI.
Asian TV is enduring a disconcerting fad — for a laugh or to sell soap.
Jewish center shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Miller has a long history with hate groups and the shootings will be treated as hate crimes. But Jews have come a long way ‘in finding full acceptance in society,’ a report says.