2 Dec 2016

Michigan had highest number of bias crimes in Midwest post-election

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Michigan had the highest number of hate incidents among states in the Midwest in the 10 days following the Nov. 8 election, according to a new report released this week.

There were at least 40 incidents involving bias against African Americans, Latinos, immigrants, Jews, Muslims, LGBT, and others in Michigan in the period following the contentious election, 18 of them involving suspects who mentioned Donald Trump, according to a report by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/12/01/michigan-bias-...