The Complexities of Hate
Hate among members of a community is not a new phenomenon; it's actually about as old as civilization itself. All human beings have the capacity to hate. However, what's different about hate in modern society is its speed - the widespread use of communication tools and technologies can spread hateful messages quicker than ever before.
How has hate and hate groups changed through the decades? What draws people into them? As the demographics of our country change, will the way we hate change as well? And perhaps most importantly, can hate be cured?
Senior Investigative Reporter, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center
Former Organizer, White Aryan Resistance (WAR), and Board Chair and Co-Founder, Life after Hate