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World History 4

  • Date Submitted: 04/29/2012 02:48 PM
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In urban societies one sometimes has no choice but to be around violence and be a witness to hate crimes. When violence and hate crimes are all that one knows they usually grow up and become just that, a violent and hateful person. Some other reasons one would become violent is they could be using drugs, could have low self-esteem issues, or could even be going through physical or verbal abuse at home. One could   reduce themselves to hate crimes because of his or her perceived   social group (gang), racial group, and sexual orientation.
Most violent people were not born that way. They more than likely went through something as a child or were just trying to fit in   with the wrong group of people. They start using drugs and the brain started to function differently as they listened and did bad things others asked of them. One usually see these things in their homes and its usually the guys that get effected and become violent. They learn from relatives that did not graduate from high school and spent most of their time laying around the house or hanging out in the streets. They eventually convinced themselves this was cool to do.
Low self-esteem could also lead to someone being violent. They could get up every morning and not be happy with who they are so they decide to bully the person who is everything they feel they should be.   The person they want to may have the best clothes and electronics so they try to make that person feel as low as they really feel by talking about their clothes, shoes, the way the person hair looks etc. This is called verbal abuse and it can easily turn into physical violence cause the person that is getting bullied can get tired and feel they have to retaliate by fighting.
According to splcenter.org and other cites anti-black hate crimes are the most frequently reported hate crimes reported. The election of President Obama caused anti-black hate crimes to rise , which went up from 2,658 in 2007 to 2,876 in 2008. Most anti-black hate...


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