The Strange Career of Hate

In the 1980s, advocates and governments noticed an increase in violent crimes based on religion, race and ethnicity, and sexual orientation. This talk examines key cases of bias assaults and both the civic, local organizational response and that of state and federal government. The result was the important Hate Crimes Statistics Act of 1990.

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This lecture examines the events leading up to the passage of key hate crimes legislation in the 1980s and 1900s.


Gender, Masculinity, Femininity Race

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