A new report released by the Leadership Conference Education Fund shows trends of hate crimes increase during election cycles.
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Data going back to 2008 reveals increases in hate crimes against racial groups around general elections, according to the report from the Leadership Conference Education Fund.
Since 2015, hate crimes have increased at a staggering rate of more than 80%, the report found.
The data also showed 2021 had the highest number of reported hate crimes on record since the FBI began publishing data in 1991.
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