Confusion, fear and cynicism: Here is why people don't report hate incidents
Hate graffiti in Oregon man's home after break in (Photo: Screen capture from KPTV video)

Confusion, Fear, Cynicism: Why People Don’t Report Hate Incidents

It is one of the most striking and curious statistics contained in a recent Bureau of Justice Statistics report on hate crimes in America: 54 percent of the roughly 250,000 people who said they were victimized in recent years chose not to file a formal complaint with the authorities. The Matthew Shepard Foundation, an advocacy organization…