Speak out and challenge prejudice in all its permutations

We found [Jerry Sternberg's] Mountain Xpress commentary ["The Lessons of History"] interesting and important. Everyone knows the disgrace of Negro segregation, but somehow we are still surprised at times in reading the U.S.A.'s history of oppression.

Few people may be aware of anti-Semitism in the South. Sternberg's examples sounded true in a town with respected Jewish merchants. He reported that Jews did not want to speak out and challenge the WASPs in power.

As a gay couple, we try to have the nerve and strength to speak up, challenging prejudice
respectfully.

— Alberto Colonia, George Hunker
Asheville

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4 thoughts on “Speak out and challenge prejudice in all its permutations

  1. travelah

    Do you also speak out against the prejudice expressed toward people whose political views differ from your own?

  2. pff

    Travelah, do you also speak out against the prejudice expressed toward people whose political views differ from your own?

  3. travelah

    Yes, I believe you are fully entitled to express your opinion without being dressed as a moron.

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