African Americans were over half (50.2%) of the victims of hate crimes classified within the race-ethnicity-ancestry bias category in 2016, while they are only 13.4% of the US population. 3.8% of the victims were American Indian/Alaskan Natives (Native Americans) even though they are a mere 1.3% of the US population.
Jews were 54% of the victims classified within the hate crimes motivated by religious bias category in 2016, even though they are only between 1.7% and 2.6% of the total U.S. population.
Within the category of Race/Ethnicity/Ancestral (Bias Motivation) Hate Crimes in 2016:
Over half (50.2%) of the victims were African Americans, although they are merely 13.4% of the US population.
Over one fifth (20.5%) of victims were White. Non-Hispanic Whites are 60.7% of the population.
Approximately one tenth (11%) of victims were Hispanic, whereas Hispanics are almost twenty per cent (18.1%) of the population.
3.8% of the victims…
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