Whites most common targets in DC hate crimes?







While the number of reported hates crimes in Washington decreased in 2013, the amount of racially based hate crimes increased, according to figures provided to The Washington Times. The data also shows that of all ethnic groups, whites were targeted the most often. This oddity, however, may be explained by minorities failing to report crimes due to longstanding mistrust of police, some analysts believe. RT’s Ameera David takes a look at the statistics and how experts are interpreting them.