EndX provides you with information and data so you can better understand the trend lines of extremism and hate crimes. By arming you with the facts, you are better able to engage in dialogue that will create the alternative narrative needed in America today.
Al-Qaeda and ISIS Jihadi Inspired Extremism
At the height of its power in 2014, the so-called Islamic State had anywhere from 40,000 to 90,000 supportive accounts on Twitter.
Brookings, March 2015600,000Taken Down
Since 2015 Twitter has taken down more than 600,000 accounts for promoting violent extremist content.
CNN, March 2017TOP 3Terrorist Threats
Of 382 U.S. law enforcement agencies surveyed in 2014, 40% of those surveyed said al-Qaeda inspired extremism was among the top three terrorist threats.
Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, June 2015
White Supremacist Inspired Extremism
Major American white nationalist movements on Twitter added about 22,000 followers since 2012, an increase of about 600%.
GW Program on Extremism, September 201670%Domestic Terrorist
From 2006 to 2015, white supremacists were responsible for 70 percent of domestic extremist-related killings.
ADL, 20155,800Hate Crimes
More than 5,800 hate crimes were reported in the U.S. in 2015.
Racism Inspired Extremism
There are currently 917 hate groups operating in the United States, up from 892 in 2015.
SPLC, 2017663Anti-Government Groups
There are approximately 130 Ku Klux Klan groups, 663 anti-government groups, and 193 black separatist groups in the United States.
SPLC, 2015-201659%Targeted because of race
In 2015, 59.2% of all reported hate crimes resulted from attackers' bias of their race/ethnicity/ancestry.
Islamophobia Inspired Extremism
Hate crimes in several major cities across the U.S. rose dramatically in 2015, including a 78% increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes.
Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, 201622%TARGET MUSLIMS
In 2015, 22% of religious hate crimes were targeted because of the attacker’s anti-Muslim bias.
FBI, 201648%Discriminated against
Almost half of Muslims polled in the U.S. say they were discriminated against because of their religion in 2016-2017.
Pew Research Center, 2017
Bias Against Immigration and Refugees Inspired Extremism
Since 1980 the U.S. has admitted around 3 million refugees, none of whom committed a fatal terrorist act.
CNN, January 201745%Drop in Crime
The U.S. has experienced a 45% drop in violent crime rates since 1990. During the same period, the number of unauthorized migrants climbed from 3.5 to 11 million, and the percentage of the population who were foreign born rose from 8 to 13%.
Migrants and Citizens, January 2015$4.2Trillion
More than 40 % of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or children of immigrants. These American companies represent 7 of the 10 most valuable brands globally, collectively employ more than 10 million people, and generate annual revenue of $4.2 trillion.
White House Report, July 2013