Hate crimes are those committed against a targeted minority (gays, blacks, Jews, etc.) by a person or group dedicated to promoting hatred and violence. There has been an increase in hate crimes on college campuses as well as in other areas around the country. Experts differ on methods of preventing and dealing with this ugly behavior.
Minorities—Crimes against—United States
CQ Researcher, January 8, 1993.
Editorials on File, Facts on File.
Facts on File
Freeman, Steven M. Hate Crimes Laws: A Comprehensive Guide, 1994.
EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries
NewsBank and other newspaper indexes
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature
SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)