Anti-Semitic attacks rose 51% this year as well. Continous tension between the African-American and the Jewish community gentrification led to the increase. Asian-Americans are also grappling with violence coming from the African-American community.
Attacks based on a victim’s sexual orientation were up 193% as well, reports the NYPD.
“I don’t get it. This state is run by Democrats, the governor was a sex offender but a Democrat, the mayor is a Democrat, everyone in the city council and DA’s office are Democrats, but why are we experiencing so much hate crimes?” one commentator wrote.