Hate Crimes Surge After Trump Victory

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Hate Crimes Surge After Trump Victory
A demonstrator holds a sign during a rally outside Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump. "I am so saddened to hear that," Trump said. "And I say, 'Stop it.' If it — if it helps, I will say this, and I will say right to the cameras: 'Stop it.'"

Extremism watchers and civil rights groups have welcomed an appeal from Donald Trump for a halt to a surge in harassment and hate crimes, but are urging the president-elect to do more.

In an interview with CBS television network’s 60 Minutes program that aired Sunday, Trump was asked about reports of threats and racial slurs hurled…