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Why the Silence among Education Faculty about the New Intolerance?

Katherine Crawford-Garrett and Rebecca Sánchez  are professors in the school of education at the University of New Mexico. They wrote the following commentary:

Like so many universities across the country, the University of New Mexico, a minority-serving institution, has experienced a sharp increase in hate-related incidents since the presidential election last week. 1,202 more words

Higher Education

Hate Fear don't keep silent

Around the western world today many countries moving to the far right. Also ultra Nationalism and closing borders. After World War II, the world had promoted trade across borders and worked together.

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Humanity

American Muslim leaders to Trump: ‘Reconsider and reject’ your bigoted Cabinet nominees

Source: The Washington Post

By Abigail Hauslohner

American Muslim leaders on Monday sent an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump, calling on him to “reconsider and reject” some of the individuals he recently named to his administration who have “a well documented history of outright bigotry directed at Muslims or advocating that Muslims should not have the same rights as their fellow Americans.” 198 more words

The Muslim Times

Trump's Promotion of Hatred Inspired a Reaction he Never Expected

Donald Trump may have won the Electoral College, but he is now the most hated and least supported man in America. His white supporters may be pleased that their view of America has a leader, but the majority despises his immorality, and his lack of principles. 470 more words

Recognizing Racism (Including My Own)

I had two experiences two days in a row that had me crying foul against what was coming out of someone’s mouth.

That I can recall, these are the first instances when I called out Racism in those around me. 954 more words

Writer's Life

The Unhappy Tomato

She was just your average tomato: red, rosy and often in good cheer. She loved living in the vegetable aisle. She had lots of friends – the carrots, who liked having a laugh; the outspoken aubergines, who always stood up for each other; the kind courgettes and even the cabbages. 512 more words

Diversity

Catholic Priest Forbids Gay Man from Singing at His Grandmother's Funeral

“Connor Hakes, a 23-year-old from Indiana, was not permitted to sing at his grandmother’s funeral after the pastor presiding over the service saw a photo of Hakes attending a gay Pride rally.” — … 107 more words

Catholic