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Is Hate on the Rise?

Grades:

6 7 8 |

Subject:

U.S. |

Date:

June 11, 2009

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This lesson deals with the recent hate crime at the Washington. D.C. Holocaust Memorial Museum. On June 11, 2009 a man with ties to anti-Semitic groups attacked the Museum, killing a security guard. In addition, the news reported after the election of a black president, there are people who feel like the government is a lost cause and there is no hope. White supremacy groups are on the rise. Hate crimes and prejudices are higher than in the past according to the reports documented on Newsy.com.