Hate Speech / Free Speech
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Holocaust freedom fighter Carla Peperzak preaches empathy at Gonzaga hate studies conference
Carla Peperzak spent her late teens and early 20s fighting Nazi Germany’s genocide in Holland. She’s now fighting hate by preaching respect and empathy in classrooms and lecture halls.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Idaho’s only black legislator, Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb: ‘I’m a zealot for equity’
Cherie Buckner-Webb isn’t just Idaho’s only African-American state legislator – she’s the first and only. When she goes to events in other states, “I say I live in Boise, Idaho, …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
At Gonzaga Law School, speakers call out for criminal justice reform
Several speakers were featured Thursday at the Peaceful Communities Roundtable forum. Their subject: criminal justice reform.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Students share campus experiences with race and diversity in the Gonzaga ‘fishbowl’
Gonzaga students can share their experiences of being a person of color on a predominantly white campus in a private setting called the fishbowl.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
A Montana rabbi met hate in Whitefish and found community support
In December 2016, the national spotlight fell on a Whitefish resident and influential racist named Richard Spencer. The town became the target of an anti-Semitic “troll storm” in which the …