Hate Speech: The Toxic Effects Of Hate Media In Schools

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Prejudices and hate speech have been around since the beginning of human society. The effects have been long recorded, analyzed, and documented. Hate speech can have a toxic effect, and cause victims to self hate.
Constant verbal pollution in school can also affect students. Students have mainly reported incidents of hate speech about their race, next ethnicity, then sexual orientation. This can affect school performance, and kids are more likely to express fear at school. Hate is making the already tough school system, even harder. Hate crimes have increased 62% on colleges campuses. Anti-Gay slurs are common, and students claim teachers seldom do anything. Experiences can affect a students school performance as well. Also, teachers have admitted to seeing an increase in Nazi signs, salutes, and Confederate flags.
According to an online survey, Muslims are the second most attacked group online. There are policies being developed by states and groups to help fight discrimination against muslims. The overall increase in Muslim hate crime is tremendous. Media and surveys show that muslims are feared and distrusted, and many communities have complained they do not want any Mosques in their neighborhood. People in office positions have claimed they believe mosques are controlled by Islamic Extremists. Although muslims receive an excessive amount of hate, immigrant citizens do as well. According to Southern Poverty Law Center, “Anti-immigrant hate groups are the most extreme of

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