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COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
In 2009, Richard McKinney visited the Islamic Center in Muncie, Indiana. His purpose: to scout the building in preparation for killing Muslims.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“We are the most religiously diverse nation in history. We heal hate with hope.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
According to Todd Green, Executive Director of America Indivisible, a glance at the news headlines is all one needs to confirm that a fear of Islam is “justified.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“An act of hate against any community is an act of hate against all of us.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“Hate or discrimination of one community can be used to target other communities. And you can’t talk about hate crime without talking about the importance of education.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Acceptance and support of new ideas and beliefs come first from understanding.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“I welcomed a terrorist into my congregation. I live with that responsibility.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“If someone’s going to hate on Muslims they’re also going to hate on Jews. We need to stick together. The more we stick together, the greater this union we call America is.”
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
The United Nations, responding to the alarming rise in hate speech internationally, proclaimed June 18, 2022 as the first annual International Day for Countering Hate Speech.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
One best confronts the world’s problems from a place of serenity, not angst.