Hate Crimes

Hate Crimes In America. Hate crimes are crimes represent the bias motivated crimes when the criminal commits crimes in order to hurt a particular social group against which she/he has a bias (King, 142). Typically hate crimes are crimes done against certain social groups based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, political preference, […]

The Civil Rights Movement

The struggle for civil rights took place only in 1960s when the blacks minorities and women managed to unite together to exercise some pressure on the dominant “white men” who ruled the country in what was known as the Civil Rights Movement. It took several more years to convince the court that the status quo […]

Social Psychology and Racism

Social psychology addresses the concepts of racism by analyzing publicly expressed racial or national prejudices.  Most issues are presented in terms of joint efforts of society as a whole.  The ideas that one individual has tends to transfer to others in that individual’s society.
There are four main concepts involved is associating Social Psychology and racism.  Stereotyping, Prejudicial Stereotyping, Projection and Scapegoating.