Racial Prejudice

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Are GOP candidates playing the race card?

David Goldman AP Kenneth Dansby, center, of Greenville, S.C., confronts Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, right, at … Continued

Not OK to slander religion or race

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It’s not “Incivility,” It’s Racial Prejudice

We have entered what columnist Kathleen Parker calls “a political era of uninhibited belligerence,” that is finding expression in sermons, … Continued

Harry Potter: Wizards and Racism

The midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was packed–with the twenty-somethings who have grown up on the … Continued

Consciences in Conflict

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America, Re-Emerging Democracy

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Anti-Obama Smears About Religion or Race?

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Conservative Hypocrisy

In many ways we Americans are hypocritical about our morals and values, but for obvious reasons conservatives seem more hypocritical … Continued

Prejudice, Faith Directly Connected

Racial prejudice reflects on one’s religious beliefs in one key way- that one is not listening to the word of … Continued

Religion Begets Prejudice

Far from my religion tempering my prejudices, racial prejudice was actually instilled in me by my evangelical Christian church. I … Continued

Aspiring to Better Behavior

Whether it’s Christian-Muslim conflict in Bosnia or the sight of burning crosses lighting the night skies of the American South … Continued

Colluding in Scapegoating the “Other”

What accounts for the discrepancy between 30% of the American public confessing to racial prejudice while 90% claim they believe … Continued

Religious Beliefs Reflect On Racial Prejudice

“Three in 10 Americans acknowledge feelings of racial prejudice, and yet 9 in 10 say they believe in God. How … Continued

Prejudice, God and the 2008 Elections

The fact that God fearing people who carry the genome of the Divine embedded in their soul can similarly exhibit … Continued

Religion and Racial Prejudice: Old But Guilty Partners

When Americans profess religious faith AND are racially prejudiced, they are acting in traditions much older than America itself. Through … Continued