The latest hate crime numbers are in, and they’re not promising. “Hate crimes in America rose 17 percent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released FBI data that showed an even larger increase in anti-Semitic attacks.”

+ “In the photo, most of the 60 boys from Baraboo High School, where students of color make up 12 percent of the nearly 1,000 students, in Baraboo, Wisconsin, are doing the Nazi salute and laughing.” A viral photo depicts a spreading virus. (Sidenote: When I went to a regional paper to learn more about the seig heil story, I was presented with an ad for a menorah.)

+ Rep Steve King dared a conservative magazine to release audio of him calling immigrants ‘dirt.’ It did.