Alexa Shank and Kelsey Fyffe

American History X, Frankie Meeink, & Why People Hate

American History X, Frankie Meeink, & Why People Hate

We explore the life of the real individual Frank Meeink, who inspired the film. We also discuss how people like Frank come to experience such extreme hatred that they would get involved as a Neo-Nazi skinhead. References: Abrams, A. (2017, March 9). The psychology of hate [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/nurturing-self-compassion/201703/the-psychology-hate Davies, D. (Host). (2010, August 7). A 'recovering skinhead' on leaving hatred behind [Audio podcast episode]. In Fresh air. Retrieved from https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125514655 Ehrlich, H. J. (2009). Hate Crimes and Ethnoviolence : The History, Current Affairs, and Future of Discrimination in America. Routledge. Former Philly skinhead: 'I was a monster [Audio podcast episode]. (2015, July 20). In NewsWorks. Retrieved from https://whyy.org/articles/former-philly-skinhead-i-was-a-monster/ Former skinhead looks back on life of hate [Radio episode]. (2012, August 21). In Here & Now. Retrieved from https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2012/08/21/skinhead-hate-groups Hatred [Blog post]. (2019, May 13). Retrieved from https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/hatred Lockhardt, C. T. (2010). Psychology of Hate. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Meeink, F., & Roy, J. M. (2010). Autobiography of a recovering skinhead. Hawthorne Books. Michener, W. (2012). The Individual Psychology of Group Hate. Journal of Hate Studies, 10(1), 15–48. https://doi-org.ezproxy.bellevue.edu/10.33972/jhs.112 Rapgay, L. (2018, March 31). The psychology of hate [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/anxiety-fear-and-hate/201803/the-psychology-hate Williams, C. (2019, July 6). Racial discrimination is the legacy south Philly can't seem to outgrow. City Life. Retrieved from https://www.phillymag.com/news/2019/07/06/racial-discrimination-in-south-philly/

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