Hate crimes rose 17 percent in 2017, with anti-Semitic crimes increasing 37 percent, according to a new FBI report. While statistics are important in highlighting a disturbing upward trend, they don't capture the stories or voices of the victims. Activist and lawyer Arjun Singh Sethi's new book, "American Hate: Survivors Speak Out," re-centers the conversation around those most impacted by hate crimes. Forum talks with Sethi about how communities are responding to them, what he learned from talking to victims and how to make sense of the FBI's latest report.
- Hate Crimes Surged By 17 Percent Over The Last Year, Says FBI (NPR)
- How Schools Deal with Discrimination and Hate Speech (San Jose Mercury News)