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Year of Hate

Hate Groups on the Rise, with a Tripling of Anti-Muslim Groups

“2016 was an unprecedented year for hate … with a resurgence of white nationalism that imperils the racial progress we’ve made … and a president whose policies reflect the values of white nationalists.”

Trump Continues Campaign Theatrics at Ohio Rally

Trump Continues Campaign Theatrics at Ohio Rally

The president-elect made the unusual decision to hold a rally post-election and used the time to once again promote division rather than unity.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal over Voter ID Law

‘This election WAS rigged,’ Activists Say

Voting rights activists have raised concerns that voter suppression as a result of Trump's "voter fraud" allegations could impact future elections.

Thousands Demand Trump Dump Bannon

Thousands Demand Trump Dump Bannon

15,000 lawyers, nearly 700 Harvard Business School grads, 169 House Democrats and more than a half-dozen college presidents are calling for incoming senior White House advisor Steve Bannon to be removed.

High School Students Chant ‘White Power’ While Holding Trump Sign in Video

Video Shows High School Students Holding Trump Sign, ‘White Power’ Heard in Audio

“They tell us they are gonna beat us up for being Black and they’re gonna stab us,” a ninth grader at York County School of Technology told DiversityInc.

Hate Speech, Nazi-Inspired Vandalism Rears Ugly Head in Trump Aftermath

Hate Speech, Nazi-Inspired Vandalism Rears Ugly Head in Trump Aftermath

From anti-immigrant postings on social media to swastikas scrawled on storefronts and a Black doll found with a noose around its neck, some Trump supporters are acting on his rhetoric.

CNN’s Van Jones: ‘White-lash’ Against a Changing U.S. Led to Trump’s Win

CNN’s Van Jones: ‘White-lash’ Against a Changing U.S. Led to Trump’s Win

Jones’ commentary sums up the fear and pain of many Americans as a result of Tuesday’s election — a “nightmare.”

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Unexpectedly, Latino voters in Florida, a critical state to win the election, favored Trump in a greater margin than in other states.

'Go to hell!' A Divided America Struggles to Heal After Ugly Election

‘Go to hell!’ A Divided America Struggles to Heal After Ugly Election

In a survey, 15 percent of people reported they had stopped talking to a family member or close friend as a result of this divisive election.

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

Prominent Democrats share their opinions of why diversity and inclusion is so important in this year’s election.

Justice Department Sends out Fewer Election Monitors Than 2012

Justice Department Sends out Fewer Election Monitors Than 2012

This year, the government has fewer monitors to be sent to even more polling locations than the last general election — potentially spreading monitors thin.

107-Year-Old Black Woman, Daughter of Slaves, Ready to Vote

107-Year-Old Black Woman, Daughter of Slaves, Ready to Vote

South Carolina resident Donella Wilson has voted in every national and local election since 1948.

Arizona May Enforce Ballot Collection Law: Supreme Court Order

Arizona May Enforce Ballot Collection Law: Supreme Court Order

In a victory for Republicans, the law restricts ballot collection by third parties in Arizona — where Trump currently has a slight lead over Clinton.

Nielsen’s Pulse on the Polls: Looking at Voter Sentiment Surrounding the Presidential Election

Nielsen’s Pulse on the Polls: Looking at Voter Sentiment Surrounding the Presidential Election

But what do consumers think about their involvement in the U.S. political system?

Cox's Dealer.com: Drop in Car Shopping in Battleground States Heading into 2016 Election

Cox’s Dealer.com: Drop in Vehicle Shopping in Battleground States Heading into 2016 Election

Vehicle detail pageviews drop down 6 percent, ad costs shoot up 7 percent in battleground vs. non-battleground states.

Please Go Out and Vote, Trump

Trump May Win If You Don’t Vote

Only one candidate directly addressed the coalition of Black, Latino and white citizens who elected Barack Obama twice — Donald Trump.

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

Clinton Cleared of FBI Charges — Again

Clinton Cleared of FBI Charges — Again

The FBI has "not changed" its initial decision from July, Comey announced Sunday — after his unprecedented decision to call into question newly discovered emails that turned out to be duplicates.

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Texas Appeal over Voter ID Law

U.S. Appeals Court Removes New Voter Intimidation Rules in Ohio

The ruling comes despite repeated promises from Trump supporters that they will engage in voter intimidation — particularly in areas with large minority populations.

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

The Selma Initiative: NAACP Mobilizes for Voter Protection

“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Accounts posting bogus ads with Hillary Clinton's logo and a number to "vote from home" targeted minority voters — even featuring one in Spanish.

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

‘Vote Trump’ Painted on Historic Black Church in Mississippi Burned in Fire

“Our hearts are broken,” said Rev. Carilyn F. Hudson, the pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church destroyed in an act of arson.

Emails show how Republicans lobbied to limit voting hours in North Carolina

Emails Show How Republicans Lobbied to Limit Voting Hours in North Carolina

Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.

Philadelphia transit strike could hamper voter turnout next week

Philadelphia Transit Strike Could Hamper Voter Turnout Next Week

Without public transportation to the polls, the strike could have a large impact on a critical swing state, where registered Democrats largely outnumber Republicans.