Every January, millions of people around the world pay tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many choose to focus on his famous “I Have a Dream” speech – or at least one portion of it. They focus on the portion, near the end of the speech, where Dr. King speaks of […]
On Thursday, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a global survey of 18 European countries and found that antisemitism remains a pervasive problem in many areas, and is even on the rise in others. The poll is part of the ADL Global 100: An Index of Anti-Semitism and was fielded betweeen April and June 2019 in Eastern […]
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is urging both law enforcement and lawmakers to take action after a new FBI report showed Jews and Jewish institutions were the group most targeted in hate crimes over 2018 – continuing a trend that has been in place since 1991. The FBI’s annual Hate Crime Statistics Act (HCSA) report found […]
Does social media make it easy for our worst opinions to come out? Facebook acts like a megaphone, making sure anything and everything you post is seen and heard far and wide. But, just imagine if your current boss or future employer finds something on your feed that doesn’t represent your “best” qualities? For Lafayette […]
According to volume two of a report from the Senate Committee on Intelligence regarding the Russian social media campaign to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections, no group was targeted more than Black Americans. “By far, race and related issues were the preferred target of the information warfare campaign designed to divide the country in […]
A former Fort Worth police officer has been arrested and charged with the murder of Atatiana Jefferson. Aaron Dean was booked into the Tarrant County Jail for murder and was originally held on a $200,000 bond, according to the Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD). He has since bonded out. According to reports, Dean was one […]
According to a recent report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), U.S. white supremacists are now exporting and activities overseas.
Gary Landrieu, an independent running for Governor and cousin of former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, received pushback after dropping the n-word on WGSO 990, a talk radio show. He explained that because his family members were sympathetic to African Americans, he used to be picked on and called […]
Confederate monuments to intolerance and prejudice are the give-away taster to America’s undeniably biggest historical hang-up – that of race.
It seems to me that, in the battle between nature and nurture, it’s nurture that proves to be our undoing when it comes to learning hate. If it indeed “takes a village”, and ones village is filled with militia-men and women, generational racists, and other so-called “economically distressed” persons, then what kind of individual will […]
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