Obama Win Sparks Rise In Hate Crimes, Violence Communities around the country have seen a spike in racial violence since the election of Barack Obama to the presidency. For more, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center and writer Erik Ose.
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Obama Win Sparks Rise In Hate Crimes, Violence

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Obama Win Sparks Rise In Hate Crimes, Violence

Obama Win Sparks Rise In Hate Crimes, Violence

Obama Win Sparks Rise In Hate Crimes, Violence

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Communities around the country have seen a spike in racial violence since the presidential election of Barack Obama.

In the few weeks since Election Day, cross burnings, racist graffiti and other alleged hate crimes have been reported.

For more, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Mark Potok — Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center — and writer Erik Ose, publisher of The Latest Outrage blog and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post about the post-election violence.