Hate crimes surged to potentially record levels in Ohio last year, and Black people are am...

Ohio records record-high hate crimes in 2020 after state submits updated data to FBI – The Columbus Dispatch

Hate crimes surged to potentially record levels in Ohio last year, and Black people are among those most likely to be the target of such attacks.That's according to updated tallies the state submitted to the FBI after a technical glitch caused Ohio to drastically underreport its 2020 figures for the bureau's annual hate crimes report that it issued Aug. 30.Seeking justice in rural Ohio: Black man in Perry County fights for justice after attack he deemed racistA record 580 hate crimes were reported in Ohio last year, according to figures provided by Bret Crow, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Those figures match …

 

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