Stories tagged: Hate
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Philip Tyler: Spokane should rise above political divisiveness
I have witnessed friends de-friend, associates disassociate and budding relationships become unrelated, all because of party politics and the perceived hate for the other side.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Facebook tightens ad policies after ‘Jew-hater’ fiasco
Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like “Jew-haters” as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Religious leaders plan rally as moral rebuke to Trump’s presidency
The Rev. Al Sharpton organized more than 1,000 religious leaders from multiple faiths to rally Monday in Washington, D.C., saying he hopes to show that opposition to President Trump is …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Pepe lives: Cartoonist resurrecting frog hijacked by trolls
Pepe the Frog is coming back from the dead. Cartoonist Matt Furie told the Associated Press that he intends to resurrect the character he killed off last month in what …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Charity website flags dozens of nonprofits as hate groups
A website that touts itself as the world’s largest source of information about charities has added a new feature: a warning label on tax-exempt nonprofits accused of spreading hate.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
ACLU Montana memberships triples, donations increase
The ACLU of Montana says its membership has tripled and an interest from donors and supporters of civil liberties has been heightened.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News
Milo Yiannopoulos, the conservative provocateur whose comments on race have been assailed by Democrats and Republicans alike, resigned Tuesday from his senior editor position at Breitbart News. In recent days, …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Southern Poverty Law Center says American hate groups are on the rise
American hate groups – and particularly anti-Muslim groups – are on the rise, fueled in part by the recent presidential election, according to a new report from a liberal-leaning advocacy …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Pullman groups to fight hate in community
Forty-five people packed into a small room at the Daily Grind coffee shop on Main Street on Wednesday evening to discuss ways to combat bullying and cultivate acceptance in the …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 1:08 p.m.
Twitter ends ban of notorious white nationalist Richard Spencer
A month after Twitter suspended Richard Spencer’s account, it has given the megaphone back. Spencer, a self-professed founder of the “alt-right” movement advocating for a whites-only state, seems to want …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Lewis-Clark State College students, faculty stand silently for peace
Some called it simply a gathering, others a protest. But the individuals assembled at Lewis-Clark State College Thursday agreed the event was about standing up to hate.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Confronting hate one stroke at a time
With every stroke of a paintbrush, the word seemed to disappear. The mayor took a swipe. Ordinary citizens did, too. City Council members, clergy, social justice advocates and organizers, children, …
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.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 6:37 a.m.
KKK dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. …
Mon., June 20, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Goodwill knocked out in Orlando
Animosities and separations are not conditions you are born with. Rather, they are conditions you choose.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2012
New Aryan compound dimly run
The headline in the latest Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Report looks like cause for alarm: “Neo-Nazi Builds North Idaho Compound to Replace Defunct Aryan Nations”
Thu., Feb. 23, 2012
GU students promote good cheer heading into BYU game
With so much riding on tonight’s basketball game, Bulldog fans might be expected to raise a few derisive howls against conference rival Brigham Young University, but a Gonzaga University business …
Thu., Oct. 7, 2010
Clark: Hate-mongers’ primary victims all in the family
The Westboro Baptist Church has put the area on notice that they will soon grace us with another hate-soaked visit. This is like cockroaches tipping off a homeowner about an …
Tue., April 6, 2010
George Curry: Hate groups, their profile growing
A plot to kill police officers in Michigan, along with racist and homophobic attacks on members of Congress, are among the painful recent reminders that hatred is still far too …
Sat., April 3, 2010, 3:07 p.m.
Sandpoint police investigating swastika vandalism
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Police in Sandpoint say they are investigating vandalism at a home that included a swastika painted on a garage door and slashed tires on three vehicles …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2010, 3:57 p.m.
Ore. community comes together against supremacists
A community hall in Eastern Oregon couldn’t hold all of the local residents who showed up Friday to voice concern that a swastika-wearing white supremacist might move himself and his …
Wed., March 25, 2009
Digging out the roots of hate
This semester, Gonzaga University began offering what may be the only course of its kind in the country – an interdisciplinary class in hate studies. Five professors from different departments …
Tue., April 25, 1995
Clinton Assails ‘Angry Voices’ Spreading Hate Rush Limbaugh Assumes He Was The Target And Takes Exception
President Clinton Monday denounced the “loud and angry voices” that inflame the public debate and called on the American people to speak out against “the purveyors of hatred and division.” …