Hate Groups And Poverty Analysis

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Through the hate map, there are a large amount of hate groups on the eastern side of United States of America as compared with the western side. They are generally located in large cities such as New Jersey, New York, Washington and more. Reason why there are more hate groups in large cities may be due to the fact that there are more people from different races and country as compared to smaller towns or suburbs. Immigrants will choose large cities to migrate to in order to establish their new life because there are more career opportunities there. Thus, more and more different races people are living in the cities and this leads to the increasing number of hate groups. Hate groups are more prevalent in New Jersey may be due to the high level of poverty. New Jersey rank number 4 for state poverty ranking and have a total of 11.1 of overall poverty rate (Poverty Map, 2016). There is a high level of hate groups in New Jersey too where they rank number 4 out of all states (Minorities Beware: These are the five states with most hate groups, 2015). The statistics showed that there is some degree of correlation between poverty and hate groups. People that are living in poverty may generate hatred to …show more content…
Other hate groups include black separatist, nation of islam, ku klux klan and more. Racist skinheads such as AC Skins, Vinlanders New Jersey, American Front and others are more prevalent in New Jersey as compared to neo-Nazi and other hate groups. Racist Skinheads has a long history date backs to 1980s, where they are a group of people with their head shaved and wear boots that commit crimes varying from vandalism to homicide (Racist Skinhead, n.d.). They are a movement that protects the status of White by intimidating violently other races or minorities and are known as assault troop, in which they were formed to lead an attack (Racist Skinhead,

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