TAGS

DISCRIMINATION

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.”
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
It is hard to ignore the example of the brave men and women whose faith proved stronger than physical duress.
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.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Eliminating discrimination is important. Instituting a new set of discriminatory practices undermines that goal.
INCLUSION & RESPECT
I encourage others—through their own actions and those they teach their children—to do the same: rid the world of hate and bigotry.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
When one thinks of women who pushed the boundaries of civil rights, one seminal figure is rarely mentioned. Her name was Marian Anderson.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Imagine the condition of the world today if that principle had been universally adhered to when it was written. That would be a world worth celebrating.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Targeting people, especially strangers at random, to be punished simply because of how they look or where they come from is insane behavior that should be treated as such. There is no place for it in a civilized society.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
People so often show their true colors during challenging times and, for most people, that means finding ways to succeed in spite of any and all barriers. There are countless examples of selfless acts around the world over the course of this challenging, unforgettable year. Thankfully only a small minority of people actually wish ill on others. They can be difficult to spot because they can come in any “form”—attractive or homely, prosperous or destitute, charming or rude—but you will know them by their actions.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
I gave her a polite reply, but I realized she succeeded in making me feel slightly ashamed for asking her. I realized at that moment she was condemning me for my religion. She wanted me to know that it wasn’t ok that I was a Scientologist but it was perfectly acceptable for her to be a Christian.