Stories tagged: hate
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
“I’m really concerned about the safety of the people at my church,” the church’s pastor said.
Tue., June 25, 2019
Two women have asked a neighbor in a Spokane Valley mobile home park to remove a toy they believe is racist from the front of his garage. The man said …
Wed., March 27, 2019
Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to “white nationalists” and “white separatists” and their supporters, two categories it has previously allowed even though it has long banned “white …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
Gonzaga Prep administrators are reckoning with the discovery of a photo in the school’s 1968 yearbook that shows at least three students dressed as Ku Klux Klan members during an …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Members of the hatemongering Westboro Baptist Church plan to demonstrate at several locations in Spokane on Thursday and Friday, including Lewis and Clark High School, Gonzaga University and the Spokane …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
Statewide, Idaho saw a 2 percent increase in its most serious crimes in 2017.
Fri., June 1, 2018
Spotify is backpedaling on its recently announced anti-hate policy after some music industry players criticized it.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Animosities and separations are not conditions you are born with. Rather, they are conditions you choose.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …