Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
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24-02-2016, 01:17 PM
Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
From the Southern Poverty Law Center, an interactive map showing the location of operating hate groups in the US. Neat but also a little alarming depending on where you live.

https://www.splcenter.org/hate-map

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24-02-2016, 01:22 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
creepy---I was sad to see that Maine has a KKK group....
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24-02-2016, 01:24 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
And in related news ...

Quote:The American Family Association Has Quietly Removed the “Bigotry Map” from Its Website

courtesy of The Friendly Atheist

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24-02-2016, 01:25 PM
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(24-02-2016 01:22 PM)carol Wrote:  creepy---I was sad to see that Maine has a KKK group....

And a National Socialist branch too. Probably intimately linked together, which is why they plot in the same location (it's the same for Connecticut).

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24-02-2016, 01:26 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
(24-02-2016 01:24 PM)DLJ Wrote:  And in related news ...

Quote:The American Family Association Has Quietly Removed the “Bigotry Map” from Its Website

courtesy of The Friendly Atheist

Damn, that's the kind of map you want to be on

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24-02-2016, 01:29 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
Texas in the lead with 84!

Then California at 68, Florida at 58, New York at 44, Tennessee at 41, and Pennsylvania at 40.

A lot of hateful people out there.

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24-02-2016, 01:33 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
(24-02-2016 01:26 PM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  ..
Damn, that's the kind of map you want to be on

I'd rather be on a map of Tazzy, but each to their own.

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24-02-2016, 01:36 PM
RE: Hate Maps? Check out this map of hate!
To be honest, I was happily surprised Oklahoma had so few. Yay! Smile

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24-02-2016, 01:46 PM
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14 of the states comprise 49% of the identified hate groups. And surprise surprise, they are those in the southern/southeastern end of the country.

State Hate group percent of total
Texas 84 9
Oklahoma 17 2
Arkansas 22 2
Missouri 22 2
Louisiana 21 2
Mississippi 19 2
Alabama 22 2
Georgia 39 4
Tennessee 41 5
Florida 58 7
South Carolina 22 2
North Carolina 29 3
Kentucky 13 1
Virginia 32 4
Total 441 49

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24-02-2016, 01:59 PM
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And if normalize the states by population to see how many hate groups they have as a function of their population, you get the states in this order:
1 District of Columbia
2 Arkansas
3 Mississippi
4 Tennessee
5 South Dakota
6 Montana
7 Delaware
8 Idaho
9 Vermont
10 Alabama
11 New Hampshire
12 Louisiana
13 South Carolina
14 Oklahoma
15 West Virginia
16 Georgia
17 Virginia
18 Missouri
19 Wyoming
20 Pennsylvania
21 Texas
22 Kentucky
23 Colorado
24 Ohio
25 North Carolina
26 Florida
27 Rhode Island
28 North Dakota
29 Nebraska
30 Arizona
31 Maryland
32 Indiana
33 New Jersey
34 Oregon
35 New York
36 Michigan
37 Illinois
38 California
39 Kansas
40 Iowa
41 Wisconsin
42 Maine
43 Massachusetts
44 New Mexico
45 Nevada
46 Washington
47 Minnesota
48 Utah
49 Connecticut
50 Hawaii
51 Alaska

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