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Rising hate crimes in the U.S. and how social media could fuel violence

CLIP05/16/22
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The massacre at a Buffalo supermarket follows years of deadly shootings motivated by hate in America. Senior law enforcement officials say the FBI is seeing a growing number of racially motivated extremism incidents fed by social media and gaming platforms. The Buffalo shooter live-streamed his attack on Twitch before it was taken down. The video, however, is still circulating.

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