Category Combating Bigotry & Hate

Making Sense of Hate—Why People Don’t Understand You

Combating Bigotry & Hate

February 25, 2021

Making Sense of Hate—Why People Don’t Understand You

Whether you knew you were doing it or not, in that explosive conversation you were employing an ancient mode of reasoning...

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How Cicely Tyson Raised the Bar for Us All

Combating Bigotry & Hate

February 24, 2021

How Cicely Tyson Raised the Bar for Us All

Her life paralleled nearly a century of “givens” in terms of limited opportunities for women, specifically Black women...

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Black History Month Marks the Anniversary of “The Birth of a Nation”: Hatred Written With Lightning

Combating Bigotry & Hate

February 23, 2021

Black History Month Marks the Anniversary of “The Birth of a Nation”: Hatred Written With Lightning

It was hailed as “the world’s mightiest spectacle,” “the eighth wonder of the world,” and “history written with...

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The Different Shades of White Supremacy

Combating Bigotry & Hate

February 12, 2021

The Different Shades of White Supremacy

It can be comforting and comfortable to share the same private snickers and public derisions as one’s friends about everything...

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Civil Rights Icon Hank Aaron: A Tough Out, On and Off the Field

Civil Rights Icon Hank Aaron: A Tough Out, On and Off the Field

His legacy is a lesson to all of us when faced with the bitter fruit of discrimination, hate and intolerance: Be your own...

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“The Will to Create Is the Same as the Will to Live”—Achieving Immortality Through Holocaust Art

“The Will to Create Is the Same as the Will to Live”—Achieving Immortality Through Holocaust Art

In 1944, a courageous band of artists at the Nazi concentration camp Theresienstadt cobbled together a play inspired by the...

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Tackling Online Hate Speech Against Religious Minorities—An Enlightening Hearing By USCIRF

Tackling Online Hate Speech Against Religious Minorities—An Enlightening Hearing By USCIRF

No finite definitions for the terms “hate speech” and “disinformation” currently exist under international law. Social...

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More Than Scientologists Have Had Enough of Leah Remini’s Extremism & Hate

More Than Scientologists Have Had Enough of Leah Remini’s Extremism & Hate

People are catching on to the fact that the real publicity stuntperson is that individual on the sidelines, complaining shrilly,...

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Anti-Semitism and the Miss France Beauty Pageant

Combating Bigotry & Hate

December 27, 2020

Anti-Semitism and the Miss France Beauty Pageant

The “religion” of bigotry—for, make no mistake: it requires a hefty heap of faith to ignore logic and the evidence of...

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While I Helped My Neighbors in a Pandemic, Leah Remini Raged Against That Help

Combating Bigotry & Hate

December 23, 2020

While I Helped My Neighbors in a Pandemic, Leah Remini Raged Against That Help

As the proverb goes, when a pickpocket meets a saint, he sees only his pockets. Even as we help the millions in a pandemic,...

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How Yashar Ali Hides Behind His Twitter Handle, Spreading Hate

Combating Bigotry & Hate

December 19, 2020

How Yashar Ali Hides Behind His Twitter Handle, Spreading Hate

It is the most plain, by-the-book exercise in bigotry you have ever seen. And it’s also the very definition of persecution,...

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Why They’re Still Trying to Stop Anne Frank

Combating Bigotry & Hate

December 16, 2020

Why They’re Still Trying to Stop Anne Frank

They know what she sees as she peers out that window. She sees into their hearts as only an innocent can see. “In spite...

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Hatred Turns to Love in the Miracle of North Little Rock

Combating Bigotry & Hate

December 15, 2020

Hatred Turns to Love in the Miracle of North Little Rock

But something different happened. Neighbors, hearing of the incident on social media, responded in solidarity. Seven-foot-tall...

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Why We Must All Do Something About Anti-Semitism

Combating Bigotry & Hate

November 25, 2020

Why We Must All Do Something About Anti-Semitism

The statistics are disheartening. Hate crimes against Jews are growing at an alarming rate— up 14 percent this past year...

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Three Legacies of Discrimination—Hate Crime in the U.S.

Combating Bigotry & Hate

November 24, 2020

Three Legacies of Discrimination—Hate Crime in the U.S.

Groups or individuals on the receiving end of such attacks have a duty, not just a right, to make the truth about themselves...

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What Anti-Semitism Has to Do With All of Us

Combating Bigotry & Hate

November 11, 2020

What Anti-Semitism Has to Do With All of Us

The Institute for Jewish Policy Research compiled a recent report based on an EU survey of more than 2,700 Jewish Europeans...

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Oregon Does Not Endorse Leah Remini

Oregon Does Not Endorse Leah Remini

When I see a platform given to a person whose stock in trade has become slander and libel of religion, I get concerned. I’ll...

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Sufjan Stevens Brands Himself a Hypocrite With Offensive Antireligious Comment

Combating Bigotry & Hate

September 30, 2020

Sufjan Stevens Brands Himself a Hypocrite With Offensive Antireligious Comment

I’m done allowing my church—my friends, my family, my community—to be the punch line, or the recipient of hate speech...

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“Educated” Hate—Like That of NY Times’ Amanda Hess

Combating Bigotry & Hate

September 22, 2020

“Educated” Hate—Like That of NY Times’ Amanda Hess

Yes, chatty little “everyone-knows” assertions can develop into virulent violent acts of rage with the turn of a page,...

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Leah Remini Exposed by Anti-Scientology Guru

Combating Bigotry & Hate

September 10, 2020

Leah Remini Exposed by Anti-Scientology Guru

If you won’t believe the Church of Scientology when it says Leah Remini is lying, perhaps you’ll believe Marty Rathbun,...

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Get With It, America—a Teenager’s Appeal for Religious Tolerance

Combating Bigotry & Hate

September 7, 2020

Get With It, America—a Teenager’s Appeal for Religious Tolerance

With everything going on in the world right now, it is time to change. It is time to stop condoning discrimination of any...

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Disney: It’s Time to Pull the Plug on A&E

Disney: It’s Time to Pull the Plug on A&E

The loss in viewership, attributed to A&E’s cancellation of its police show, Live PD, exposed a suppurating inoperable tumor...

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