Hate Crime Reporting in Washington DC

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Project Name Hate Crime Reporting in Washington DC
Implemented by: NBC Washington
Project Website http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Map-Shows-Every-Hate-Crime-Reported-in-DC-in-2016-429736273.html
Tool(s) used: Carto, Datawrapper
Country/Countries: United States
Supports Peacebuilding Theme(s): Countering Hate Crime

Project Description

On June 20, 2017, NBC Washington produced a report on the rise of hate crimes in Washington, DC. After obtaining data from Washington DC police, the team visualized the information on a Carto map and provided follow-up visualizations using Datawrapper. The data did not include any crimes that happened on federal land or universities.

The Carto Map


The live visualization can be found here.

The Datawrapper visualization


The news article was created to Inform Audiences about the increase in hate crimes in DC, especially those the targeting immigrants and Muslims.