Tag Archives: #racism

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#NewOrleans, Love Me or “Hate Me for my Freedom”?

In the immediate aftermath of #Katrina, many around America blamed the death and destruction on New Orleans and its residents – some asked should the US simply abandon New Orleans?…

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Can UN Cite #CharlestonShooting as “Hateful Act”?

The US is beacon for tolerance and the rule of law, but it is also increasingly facing scrutiny as to whether the reality lives up to the rhetoric. Let’s be…

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Hate Speech or Free Speech on Migrants in UK Press?

The anti-immigration movement in Britain has parlayed fear and reality of continued migration into substantial political power in effective alliance with an ever more xenophobic media. Of course this is…

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Slavery & Its Victims To Be Memorialized at UN

The new sculpture/memorial is being unveiled on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, March 25, 2015. According to the UN News…

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Sports Stars Beyond Caricature to Freedom of Expression

When Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) began his peaceful assault upon the walls of racism in America he was frequently joined by artists, who gave encouragement and visibility even…

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Mahatma Gandhi & Martin Luther King – Parallel Leaders Espousing Non-Violence in Civil Disobedience

Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual and political ideals are necessary to implement today more than ever as we confront increased radicalization, fundamentalism, and extremism. Paralleling the late Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.,…