Documenting Hate / A project from ProPublica
Documenting Hate – ProPublica
Nobody knows how many hate crimes and bias incidents take place each year in America. Help us track them.
“Hate crimes and bias incidents are a national problem, but there’s no reliable data on the nature or prevalence of the violence. We’re collecting and verifying reports to create a national database for use by journalists, researchers and civil-rights organizations.
Resources for Victims and Witnesses of Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents:
If you were the victim of a crime, The Southern Poverty Law Center recommends you contact the police. The Human Rights Campaign has advice for victims on how best to do that
If you believe you were targeted because of your sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or HIV status, you can contact Lambda Legal for legal assistance. You may also wish to reach out to a local LGBTQ anti-violence center for emotional support. The National Coalition for Anti Violence has a 24 hour hotline.”