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RACISM

EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
On April 15, 1947—75 years ago this week—a Black man stepped onto a major league baseball diamond and into history.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
The fact is that racism is an ugly undercurrent in our culture—too easy to ignore unless you are one of its victims.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Acts of racial discrimination diminish freedom—not just for the oppressed, but for all of us.
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.
INCLUSION & RESPECT
Buddhism wasn’t the only religion that had a profound impact on MLK. A religious intellectual, MLK owned a copy of the Book of Mormon.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Had there been no Freedom Summer, and no national attention focused on civil rights, would bigotry and hate have continued to flourish unabated?
TOLERANCE
Tutu, who passed away this week, was an exuberant warrior who fought against apartheid in his native South Africa and for justice and human rights around the world.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Freedom does not come by declaration alone. It has to be demanded, fought for, and won.
INCLUSION & RESPECT
Celebrate, in whatever way you can. The world is turning a corner. There is an incredible amount of work to be done, but good people everywhere are doing it.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Achievements in science, peace, brotherhood, religion, the arts—those things which bring us together—are conspicuous in their non-memorialization.