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    largely limited in English law in relation to racial and religious hatred which in turn could lead to defamation, which contains further limits on freedom of expression. There are a number of Libel laws which provide protection to an individual’s reputation by limiting what can be written or said about them to a reasonable extent. Similarly in terms of religion it is argued that limitations should rightly be placed when criticising someones religious beliefs and values. Bhikhu Parekh, a multi-culturist

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    The Ku Klux Klan Ideology

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    claiming that blacks because they were born slaves had to live and die as such; unlike the white race, which were consider superior. Its main objective was suppressing the rights of the black race, and prevail the supremacy of the white race (Akins. K., 2006). Thus limited to the human being in their freedom, discriminated

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    economically and socially. The Civil Rights Movement was alive and moving. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s goal was to hopefully put an end to racial discrimination and to restore voting rights in the South. Clearly the 60s was not the beginning of the fight for civil rights in America. The 18th century in the United State was plagued by hatred, racism and slavery. Slavery affected the entire nation. Slavery destroyed families by taking members of one’s captive to work as slaves. Abolitionists

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    fledgling terrorists to be is certainly an intriguing topic. There are too many unknowns in the human psyche to truly break down what really contributes to radicalization. The fundamental factors that lead individuals towards terrorist organizations, religious cults and violent and destructive riots is the needs of the weak willed to be a part of something larger than themselves. Ignorance of others customs, courtesies and cultural practices coupled with religion tends to be the driving factors, many

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    White Normativity

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    normativity, I need to address the meaning of white and the history of white people. A person is white if he or she has no black ancestry anywhere in family history (Zack, 2006). Therefore, the definition points out white purity. White purity resulted from nationalism and biologism becoming a moral, social and civic hereditary virtue (Zack, 2006). In America, the white purity race became the wealthiest and prominent group. Whiteness proved to grow in the society through cultural ideas, public authority, and

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    Hate Crimes

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    into contact with- prejudice. Prejudice is defined as a preconceived thought or opinion about someone. While prejudice can be positive, in the concept of hate crimes they are negative feelings, thoughts, or opinions that are aimed towards a certain religious, ethnic, race, or even sexual orientation group. The typical definition of hate crime is that a crime has been committed by a majority member against a minority member simply because the victim was a minority. However, as of recent the definition

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    Gay

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    to make this multicultural status more of a myth than a statement of fact (Perry, 2011, p.8). Hate crimes are not just criminal acts perpetrated against certain individuals; they are attempts to incite fear into entire identity groups (“End Hate Crime”, n.d.). While a myriad of identity groups suffer from victimization stemming from hate speech and hateful criminal acts, one group seems particularly vulnerable: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) Canadians. This increased vulnerability

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    Genocide Definition

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    many years, the definition has remained the same. Essentially, article II of the Genocide Convention defines genocide as violence “with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such” (Saul, 2001, p. 1). In this respect, the prohibited genocide-related acts include the killing of members of a group, causing harm- bodily or mental to those who belong to a group, and inflicting upon the group those conditions that would cause them physical destruction

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    Church Arson: Hate Crime or Not?

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    and everywhere else appear to be hate crimes, a couple of them were caused unintentionally. So it depends on the person who is responsible if he burned the church down because of hatred or he was messing around. An arson is an act of burning down a building, and a hate crime is a crime that's committed because of hatred for a specific religion or group. As mentioned before, the churches that were burned down in the south were considered as hate crimes, and those churches were for black people. On

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    Religious Freedom: A Religious Trap?

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    Due to the history of other countries Religious Freedom should not be legalized further. Though one might obtain Christian values, Freedom of Religion laws have been known to be the backbone for discrimination, hatred and violence, and superiority. This causes one religious group to feel dominant over another’s religious beliefs. Discrimination of Religious groups in the United States are not nearly as severe as other countries throughout the world, yet discrimination in the U.S. is becoming more

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