Tagged: bigotry

Gurriel Bigotry

Gurriel Bigotry Warranted A World Series Suspension

  Houston’s Cuban first baseman Yuli Gurriel celebrated a home run off the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Japanese starting pitcher Yu Darvish with bigoted behavior in the Astros’ during game 3 of the World Series. His gesture is one that could never be interpreted as a sign of respect, and Gurriel...

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Mike Pence And His Bigoted Past Deserved To Be Walked Out On

  James Doubek recounts how a large group of students walked out of the University of Notre Dame’s commencement ceremony in protest of Vice President Mike Pence’s policies. Video from the event shows people applauding followed by loud boos as the vice president began a commencement address at the school,...

mummers

When You See Mummers Issuing Apologies, You Know It’s 2016

  Philadelphia Mayor-Elect and other officials denounce hateful acts during the annual Philadelphia New Year’s Day Event. Parade officials banned the performance group Finnegan NYB after members were seen, amongst other things, mocking Caitlyn Jenner, gays and Mexicans. This is the parade’s 116th year running.   Anti-gay, racist incidents mar...

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Prejudice, Discrimination, Bigotry and Racism Are Different

  Prejudice is prejudgment or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case. Discrimination is action that denies social participation or human rights to categories of people based on prejudice. Bigotry is a state of mind where a person views other groups with fear, distrust,...