Write 7 pages thesis on the topic anthology introduction for hate crime. The real question as to what motivates the perpetrator of a hate crime elusive to be addressed by the concerned people at positions of power (Grigera 13). Why does it have to take the death of a gay person for actions to be taken? Why are the actions not appropriate? Why are the numbers of hate crimes shooting upwards? For a fact, there is growing intolerance to the gay community. The rising numbers of hate crimes do better to showcase the alarming situation. The lesbian, gay, bisexuals and transgender persons are not only the hate crimes recipients. It seems hidden but as showcased by the report “Confronting the new faces of Hate: Hate crimes in America, 2009 by Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund (LCCREF), the concern also boils over to hate crimes against Hispanics, Jews, African Americans, Asian pacific Americans, individuals with disabilities, women, juveniles, Arab Americans, Muslims and Sikhs.
The articles that are encompassed in this anthology: Richard Kim’s The Truth about Hate Crimes, LCCREF’s Confronting the new faces of Hate: Hate crimes in America, 2009 and Christina Constantini’s Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Rise As Immigration Debate Intensifies strive to air the issues behind several kinds of hate crimes with concern on the perpetrators and the circumstance that causes such actions. There are common issues that are behind hate crimes of different kinds. The reader also notices that hate crimes in different places may tend to take the same route and be caused by the same trigger. There are further insights presented by the articles in addition to the issues behind and the triggers that impact the perpetrators. Each article, though unique in its own way compliments the other in relation to hate crimes.