It has been a very difficult year not only for the United States but for the world in view of recent violence. Sad to say a report released on Thursday by the Orange County Human Relations Commission shows that document hate crimes have tripled against Muslims. They are not alone however, as crimes against LGBT, Jewish and communities of color have also seen a rise in recent years. Rusty Kennedy, CEO of the commission, suggests that this could be due to a volatile political arena and the increase in social viability.
In any case, America has always been a melting pot. That is what has made us great. Our diversity and our unity is where we as a people draw our greatest strength.
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