Big Data: Putting Heat on the Hate | Re/code

Five years ago, President Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.That law, enacted in memory of two people brutally killed in hate crimes, has generated important police training and outreach to prevent crimes rooted in hate-filled discrimination and bigotry. It also has produced comprehensive statistics — in tandem with the Hate Crime Statistics Act […]