Tag: Hate Incidents

'The Trump Effect': The Election's Negative Impact on Students

The presidential election has had a significantly negative effect on students across the new country, many educators believe, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). More than 10,000 school workers, including teachers, administrators and even counselors responded to the survey. According to the SPLC, the…

Post-Election Hate Crimes Roughly Seven Times Higher than Average

Hate incidents have occurred in record numbers since Election Day, with a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) calculating roughly seven times the weekly average according to the FBI’s 2015 hate crimes report. Earlier this month, the FBI released its annual hate crimes report, revealing that 5,818…

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released a report on Friday revealing that it has collected 701 incidents of hate in the week directly following the election, from November 9 to November 16. Also on Friday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes report, revealing that 5,818 single-bias incidents occurred…