Billionaire Pledges Millions To Fight Hate Crimes

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George Soros is donating money to help fight hate crimes. Ana Kasparian and Kenny Hamilton, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/join

"The F.B.I. reported last week that there was an increase of nearly 67 percent last year in hate crimes against Muslim Americans — and an increase of 6 percent against all groups.

Between the election and Friday, the Southern Poverty Law Center received more than 700 reports of harassment and possible hate crimes.

"Soros' nonprofit group, the Open Society Foundations, plans to spend at least $5 million in coming weeks to fund grants of as much as $150,000 to community groups and civil rights organizations to develop plans for combating the recent spate of hate crimes and to work with victims."

Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/22/us/politics/george-soros-hate-crimes.html?module=WatchingPortal®ion=c-column-middle-span-region&pgType=Homepage&action=click&mediaId=thumb_square&state=standard&contentPlacement=2&version=internal&contentCollection=www.nytimes.com&contentId=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2016%2F11%2F22%2Fus%2Fpolitics%2Fgeorge-soros-hate-crimes.html&eventName=Watching-article-click&_r=1

Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Kenny Hamilton

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