In many cities throughout the United States, the prevalence of hate crimes has increased. You have been asked to provide your insight into this and recommend ways to decrease the occurrence of these types of crimes.


Research the topic of hate crimes and address the following:

ʉۢCreate a profile of the typical individual who commits hate crimes.

•Who are some targets or victims of hate crimes?

•What are some of the causes and effects of these crimes?

•What actions can be taken to minimize the occurrence of hate crimes?


Please submit your assignment.


The following rubric will be used for grading:





Grading Rubric





Submission addresses content requirements








Evidenced critical thinking and connection to real-world and assignment scenario applicability








Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience








Adherence to assignment deadlines, length requirement, correct spelling and proper grammar, and properly formatted per APA style






For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials. Please refer to the following multimedia course material(s):


•Unit 3: Discriminatory Social Issues

•Unit 3: Social Inequality, Technology, Family

•Unit 3: Prejudice, Stereotypes, & Discrimination

•Unit 3: Social Inequality


•Unit 3: Understanding Prejudice