New numbers from the FBI show a drop in hate crimes across the nation. The FBI reports there were 6,200 incidents in 2011, down from over 6,600 the year before.
A new report says hate crimes against homosexual Americans are on the increase. But in Michigan, the number of incidents is declining.
Friday, April 15 marks the “Day of Silence” — a day in which hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-gay name-calling, bullying and harassment in their schools.