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Civil Rights Group Sees Uptick In Racist Incidents Since Election


A man carrying a sign that reads "United Against Hate" dances with other demonstrators during a demonstration against presidential elect Donald Trump in Oliveira Plaza in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. (Richard Vogel/AP)

A man carrying a sign that reads "United Against Hate" dances with other demonstrators during a demonstration against presidential elect Donald Trump in Oliveira Plaza in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. (Richard Vogel/AP)

The nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center said it has received reports of more than 200 hate crimes across the country since the election last Tuesday.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the center, about what’s happening — including a few incidents reported against Trump supporters.

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