Social hate crimes are also a major entity of hate crime victims where the victimizers feel that the only means to bettering their community is through victimizing the lower social class, trash. African Americans top the list of the hate crime lists (Perry, 2009).
Before identifying the causal and resultant effects of hate crimes, a definition of hate crimes is in order. Hate crimes are those that tend to violate individual civil rights catalyzed by personal hostility towards a race, origin, sex orientation gender, religion or creed. The homeless, physically challenged and the mentally disturbed are not an exception o this matter. Mirror imaging is one root cause of hate crimes, where one expects another individual to act in a way that would favor them. For instance, straight people expect everyone to be attracted to the opposite gender whereas this is unrealistic to the gay community. Such indifferences and lack of satisfaction with the present status leads to the upheaval. The black people are stereotyped as inferior, where they defy this and do better or equal to other race counterparts, the missing acceptance will normally raise adrenaline and lead to violations. In short, lack of appreciation of the victim is the sole causal factor for any hate crime. The effects are unimaginable. The victims who cannot handle the gravity of such matters tend to seclude themselves from the rest of the society and agonize on their own. Motivation is lost to reach a goal where interventions are not made. Some of the victims may not take the humiliations lightly and may take of physical violence that could call up an entire flock of victims that lead to endless wrangles (Perry, 2009).
Education is the root to convincing all generations that all persons are equal which would play a key role in stabilizing the situation. Equal consideration of resources of the government and