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Las Vegas Review Journal News | Hate crimes against Black residents doubled in 2020

Reported hate crimes against Black residents in Las Vegas more than doubled in 2020, which activists attribute to a rise in racism nationally and more knowledge among victims about their rights to report. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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