Uncovering Hate Crimes in America

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The FBI's Role

The FBI says it takes a number of steps to combat hate crimes, including serving as the sole investigative force for criminal violations of federal civil rights statutes, placing a focus on racially-motivated killings from the civil rights era, partnering with civil rights groups and assisting state and local authorities on open investigations. (Photo: United States Government)

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