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Offensive Graffiti In Denver Neighborhood Investigated As Hate Crime

DENVER (CBS4) – Vandals spray-painted offensive graffiti all over a southeast Denver neighborhood. Profanity and racial slurs could be found on at least three dozen cars and garages. 199 more words

News

A Safe Space For Students: 15 Years of No Place for Hate in Houston

I believe the children are our future and I’m sure you do as well. Since children spend the majority of their day in school, a school’s curriculum and environment influences their development and our future. 1,117 more words

Events & Travel

Louisiana ‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill would treat attacks on police as hate crimes

Louisiana lawmakers are considering legislation that would classify offences committed against police officers and firefighters as hate crimes.

While many consider a hate crime to be an act of violence against a person based on a trait like race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, a Louisiana House committee… 445 more words

World

New Wunderkind Ukrainian PM Has Some Skeletons in His Closet

Last week’s resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and seemingly unexpected promotion of the Speaker of the Parliament Volodymir Groysman to lead the Cabinet puzzled only those who do not closely follow Ukrainian politics. 1,626 more words

Israel

Westporter Helps ADL Fight Hate, Unite State

Steve Ginsburg has been nearly every kind of lawyer.

He practiced sports law with a big Chicago firm (“that’s as cool as law gets,” he says). 533 more words

People

Remembering an Individual's Impact

My last historically oriented blog post mentioned Chantal Akerman’s 2002 documentary about the Mexican/American border titled “From the Other Side”. I had used it as one of my examples for looking at individual stories rather than blindly accepting overgeneralizations and stereotypes as a means of understanding said individual. 1,049 more words

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