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Premieres Wednesday, October 3 @ 10pm ET/PT. Check the Weekly Schedule for all air times.

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Premiering October 3, this weekly documentary series examines true-life crimes rooted in discrimination, whether based on race, sexual orientation or mental ability. Criminal focuses on the lives of both the perpetrators and victims, exploring the social and cultural influences that incited the aggressors and giving voice to the grief, anger and confusion of the victims' families and communities.
 
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Informational Resources
For info on hate crimes, visit the National Center for Victims of Crime site or call 1-800-FYI-CALL.

Punks vs. Preps
-Promote tolerance at tolerance.org.

Hate in the Hallways
-For info on gay student rights, contact GLSEN.
-If you've been a victim, contact Lamda Legal Defense and Education Fund.
-Get the National Coming Out Guide from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

For Race & Nation
-Who are hate groups? Track hate across America with tolerance.org.
-Find an organization that's dedicated to fighting for your civil rights.
-Represent your multiracial backgound and join the Association of MultiEthnic Americans.

Pride or Prejudice
-Check out a visual database of hate symbols.


Less Than Human
-For info on child abuse, visit the Childhelp USA site or call 1-800-4-A-CHILD.
-For more info, contact the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign.
-More resources to combat discrimination against the mentally or physically disabled.



Air dates for Criminal:
 
Oct. 3 - Punks vs. Preps
A battle between social cliques leads to one teen's murder in Texas.
 
Oct. 10 - Hate In The Hallways
Gay teens are bullied on a daily basis at school, but some are starting to fight back. A look at this issue through the eyes of victims and perpetrators.
 
Oct. 17 - For Race & Nation
A 17-year-old skinhead fires a shot into the home of his bi-racial neighbors killing a 6-year-old girl.
 
Oct. 24 - Pride or Prejudice
A Kentucky teen's display of a Confederate flag sparks a violent act.
 
Oct. 31 - Less Than Human
Two friends exploit a physically and mentally disabled co-worker's vulnerability and end up murdering her.
 
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