Illinois Anti-Hate Commission Calls For Unity

As the holiday season approaches, the Illinois Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes decried a rise in hate in Illinois and the country. Meanwhile, in March a helpline for those who encounter hate crimes will have what a spokeswoman called a soft launch. The helpline, part of a $1.1 million grant to the commission from the federal Department of Justice, will start officially in September, she said. Read the article here at NPR>