Soc 305 W4 Crime & Society D2
Please view the video, Inside USA – Rise of hate, Part 1, or read the article, Number of U.S. hate groups is rising, report says, in preparation for this discussion.
Were you aware of the number and range of recognized hate groups in these states? This video helps us learn about hate groups in the United States. In addition, please visit the Teaching Tolerance website and view the Hate Map. Please review the maps for the state in which you live, or a state of your choice. Respond to each of the following questions:
- Were you aware of the number and range of recognized hate groups in these states?
- Why would individuals make the decision to associate with these groups?
- As we see, every one of us is a target in one way or another. How does this targeting turn to hate crime?
- How has the definition and prosecution of hate crimes evolved?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.