Not everyone who feels hate becomes motivated to commit a crime. And not everyone who commits a crime is motivated by hate. Committing a hate crime involves a confluence of issues. Sometimes, hate crimes are motivated by territorial and ethnic disputes, or economic pressures and stereotypical finger-pointing. Professor Donald Green is a Political Scientist from Yale University who has done research into the psychology of hate crimes. His conversation with Maria Hinojosa helps shed some light on this complex and deadly phenomenon.
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