Stories tagged: Bigotry
Thu., June 1, 2017, 4 p.m.
Nooses showing up more in hate incidents around country
Nooses have appeared recently around the nation’s capital – including the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum – in a rash of incidents that experts say shows the growing use of …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio dives into Obama birth certificate again
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has fixated on the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate for more than five years, going so far as to send a deputy and …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Groups document more than 860 hate incidents since elections
Civil rights groups say President-elect Donald Trump should forcefully and publicly denounce racism and bigotry. They are pointing to more than 860 bias-related incidents recorded in the 10 days following …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
Klan’s planned parade raises questions about white supremacists in NC
The election of Donald Trump and the people he is choosing as advisers and cabinet members have brought renewed attention to one fan club that the president-elect has tried to …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
New Balance distances itself from white supremacist support
Athletic-gear company New Balance is distancing itself from a white supremacist website’s call to support it for statements a company executive made backing Republican President-elect Donald Trump.
Mon., March 14, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Defeating Trump won’t erase what made him possible
It would not be a good idea to wait around and see who trumps Donald four years from now. So after Trump, there are things we must do.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Canadian sitcom reduced prejudice
Viewers identified with characters of “Little Mosque on the Prairie” contenting with the same day-to-day issues they do.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015
Susan Hallett: Family history teaches lesson of bigotry, respect
Grandfather’s help rewarded decades late with formal visit, asparagus.
Mon., Sept. 14, 2009
Leonard Pitts Jr.: A minority’s bigotry is just as loathsome
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mon., Jan. 26, 2009
Parents have many opportunities to teach child to reject bigotry
Dear Mr. Dad: My son is in middle school and comes home with stories about witnessing discrimination and hearing bigoted comments from other students. How can we keep him from …
Mon., Nov. 11, 1996
Learning To Hate Intolerance Is An Attitude Children Pick Up From Adults And Examples That Surround Them, But Parents Can Fight Back By Encouraging Empathy
What’s happening to our manners? It begins innocuously, with an angry generalization about a person. It continues, perhaps, with occasional sniffs of derision about a set of beliefs here or …