Please, visit Hate Crime Statistics, 2009 as you prepare for this discussion. Click through the tables on the website, following your curiosity.
Based on the information you gleaned from the FBI website above, discuss a statistic, study, or other fact that surprised you. How have these types of crimes affected your community? What do these crimes say about the current status of race relations in our society? What steps do you recommend taking to prevent hate crimes?
Your initial post for each discussion should be a minimum of 250 words. Use scholarly sources to support your responses. Include citations and references in APA style.