AP Doesn’t Mention Rise In Hate Crimes Against Whites
The Associated Press wrote an entire story about the FBI’s 2016 hate crime statistics without mentioning the alarming rise in anti-white hate crimes.
According to the FBI’s data, hate crimes motivated by anti-white bias are the fastest growing category of hate crimes. In 2016, there were 876 reported anti-white crimes, a jump from 734 in 2015. That marks a 19.34 percent increase.
While anti-Hispanic/Latino crimes rose 18.46 percent, anti-black hate crimes actually decreased by three offenses. (RELATED: FBI: Anti-White Hate Crimes Are The Fastest Growing Racial Hate Crimes In America)
In both a tweet and accompanying article, the AP failed to mention this shocking development and incorrectly stated that attacks motivated by bias against blacks increased.
FBI says hate crimes rose for second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people. https://t.co/dnygIQHHIu
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 14, 2017
The article only mentioned that about 20 percent of hate crimes were anti-white but declined to explain that they increased greatly from 2015.