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Hate Crime, Bias Crimes & Hate Prejudice

These sites deal with hate  crimes and bias crimes based on race, ethnicity & religion, but many also contain information on other types of hate crimes. 

Additional info on gay, lesbian & transgender hate crimes

Legal cases and information from Paul's Criminal Justice Ethics (includes more info on problem of hate speech)

Teaching & Understanding Sept 11

Misperceptions Cloud Whites' View of Blacks: Whether out of hostility, indifference or simple lack of knowledge, large numbers of white Americans incorrectly believe that blacks are as well off as whites in terms of their jobs, incomes, schooling and health care, according to a national survey by The Washington Post, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University.

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Virginia v Black (2002 Cross burning case argued before Supreme Court)

Hate Crime: Reference & Statistics

The source of most hate crimes statistics is the FBI's Uniform Crime Report. The FBI's report is 120 pages, and contains some important methodological issues related to counting and reporting hate crimes. The Bureau of Justice Statistics has a Summary of 1997-99

There's a helpful short summary of 1999 data available from the Human Rights Campaign. See also the Dept of Justice Report, Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Bias Crime Statistics Nationally: An Assessment of the First Ten Years of Bias Crime Data Collection. 

FBI Data Miss Hate Crimes, Watchdog Group Says: Analysis Finds 50,000 a Year in U.S.; Some States Do Not Participate Fully in Reporting 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Hate Crimes Resources [includes facts, statistics, legislation, programs and ways to search for additional publications]

Hate Crimes: Resources & Response

Anti-Defamation League on Hate Crimes

Southern Poverty Law Center: Teaching Tolerance

Stop the Hate - A Student Civil Rights Project

STOP THE HATE: Campus Hate Crime Prevention

Hate Monitor: Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism

Hate Crimes Prevention - Civil Rights.org/ Social Justice Network

Hate Crimes and Healing: Raise Hope, Reduce Hate [Children's Protection and Advocacy Coalition] 

Stop the Hate Organization

Victim Resources - Victim Assistance [great list of links] 

Hate Crime: Practitioner Information

National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Hate Crime Resources - Training & Technical Assistance 

Responding to Hate Crimes: A Police Officer's Guide to Investigation and Prevention [from the International Association of Chiefs of Police]

San Francisco District Attorney's Hate Crimes Task Force Page

US Dept of Justice, Office For Victims of Crime: Responding to Hate and Bias Crime

Other Related Resources

American Civil Liberties Union


The Human Rights Campaign

Appalachian Peace and Justice Network Educator Resources

Dept of Justice Community Relations Service

Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America

additional information on lynching

While terrorism in the U.S has been synonymous with Al Qaeda, for most of this country's history, domestic white supremacist organizations like the Klu Klux Klan were the greatest terrorism threat. Some believe they still may be today.
The Racist Mind: Portraits of American Neo-Nazis and Klansmen
by Raphael S. Ezekiel

Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads,
and the Rise of a New White Culture



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