1) -Monitor on Psychology. American Psychological Association, n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2017.
Background: This article goes into great detail discussing the understanding of hate crimes and how to prevent them. It focuses on specific event that could have led to both the rise and falls of hate crimes in America and how to prevent them.
How I used it: I used this article to help me expand my understanding of hate crimes in general. It helps me understand the meaning and reasons behind most of the hate crimes and ways we can learn as a society to prevent them. Having a deeper understanding of the overall topic help you analyze the topic even deeper.
2) -North, Anna. “When Your Commute Includes Hearing ‘You Don’t Belong in This Country’.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 24 Mar. 2017. Web. 17 Apr. 2017.
Background: This article describes the everyday racism and harassment citizen of New York City have to go through every day. People on a daily basis being blamed for terror attacks, also the usual racial profiling for all nationalities. It goes into detail about the daily struggle of those people who face harassment.
How I used it: I used the article to help me understand the difficulties regular people face every day, in populated areas. This article really shined a light on how average people are harassed and abuse every day for the color of their skin and by the way they dress. Getting judge based on your culture has become a social normality and its only getting worse.
3) -“Hate Crime Laws.” The United States Department of Justice. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2017.
Background: This article describes the laws and judicial reviews regarding real life situations and cases. It goes into detail on some of the most controversial cases in United States history and how they relate to hate crimes. It also describes the laws and right that were created or influenced by hate crimes.
How I used it: This article describes the legal rights and issues surrounding hate crimes. By it going into the history of cases that were influenced by hate crimes, it expands my background even deeper. I used many of these cases as examples in my paper as it is hard evidence that involves hate crimes. Overall, having any legal documents or cases is the best source of information.
4) -Soros, George. “George Soros: When Hate Surges.” The New York Times. The New York Times, 16 Mar. 2017. Web. 17 Apr. 2017.
Background: This article shows the surges of hate that happened across the country when Donald Trump was elected President. How his views on immigration caused a national uprising, and how his influence led to more hate crimes across the nation.
How I used it: This article helps me bring in a modern day twist to my paper. With Trump being the most recently elected President, it is the best modern day example you can have. Also, this was the most controversial election of all time, and it caused marches to appear all over the country. I used these example to show how Trumps ideology is bringing more hate crimes into American society.
5) -“There Is No Such Thing As A Hate Crime.” A Libertarian Future. N.p., 27 Aug. 2015. Web. 18 Apr. 2017.
Background: This article describes how hate crimes should not exist because they only cause more of a divide in society. It goes into detail on how government should appeal certain laws to make cases more fair and not a race battle.
How I used it: This article brought a whole new mindset to hate crimes and my paper as a whole. It opens up a whole new side of hate crimes that is sometimes ignored by society. It biggest aspect is how is discuss how all crimes are hate crimes and calling it a hate crime only leads to separation and more conflict. This gave a knew outlook to my mindset and my paper.
Background: This article goes into detail about the attitudes of citizens on hate crimes and how the government deals with them. It provides some first person examples that help give a real world opinion on hate crimes.
How I used it: I used article to describe how the people react to hate crimes across the nation. How most of them are angered and upset with our government as a whole. I used this article in my paper to most of all help me synthesized in the Trump aspects and judicial aspects in previous articles.
Background: This book goes into great detail on all aspects of hate crimes. From the legality of it all, to the way it effects our society. It gives an overall understanding and analyze of hate crime form the past, present, and future.
How I used it: I used this book to help me give an outlook to the reader on how hat crime ca develop. I go into detail on how hate crime started and how it has grown overtime. With it now being a growing problem, it’s only going to get worse in the future. I go on to explain what hate crimes can turn into, but we still have a chance to prevent them.
Background: This article describes how politics and the divide it has, can impact hate crimes in our nation. The, red and blue divide has become so great it is effecting our society and racism and harassment in our nation.
How I used it: This article gave me a huge understanding of politics and their effects on hate crimes. I used this article in my paper to help expand on the impact Donald Trump has had on hate crimes in our nation. Our political system has become so corrupt, it has led to an increase violence across our nation and the political system need to be fixed.