Hate-crime murders of African Americans

number, 1996–2019

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Data Item199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Hate-crime murders of African Americans5.003.003.004.003.003.003.004.001.002.001.001.001.002.001.001.001.001.001.0010.002.005.004.001.00

Hate-crime murders of African Americans, total number. The spike in 2015 was due to a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Source: Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature (New York: Penguin Group, 2011) and FBI Source: fbi.gov