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Bigotry

See also Anti-Semitism.
Beaumanoir, Sir Lucas de
prejudiced ascetic; Grand Master of Templars. [Br. Lit.: Ivanhoe]
Bunker, Archie
middle-aged bigot in television series. [TV: “All in the Family” in Terrace, I, 47–48]
fiery cross
used as symbolic threat by Ku Klux Klan. [Am. Hist.: Jobes, 387]
Hitler, Adolf
(1889–1945) German dictator; his New Order excluded non-Aryans, e.g., Jews, Slavs. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler]
Jim Crow
Negro stereotype popularized by 19th-century minstrel shows. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 138]
John Birch Society
ultra-conservative, anti-Communist U.S. organization founded in 1958. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1421]
Ku Klux Klan
anti-Negro terrorist organization, started in southern U.S. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 46–49]
Lebenshorn
Himmler’s adoption/breeding scheme to produce master race. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler, 1046]
Light in August
study of race problem in South. [Am. Lit.: Light in August]
Little Rock, Arkansas
required military intervention to desegregate schools (1957–1958). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 556–557]
Native Son
pictures underprivileged Negro as either churchgoer or criminal. [Am. Lit.: Native Son, Magill I, 643–645]
Nazi
Nazionalsozialist; rabid anti-Semite member of Hitler’s party. [Ger. Hist.: Shirer]
New Order
partially fulfilled Nazification of Europe. [Eur. Hist.: Hitler, 935, 1055]
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What is happening in Syria, the countries supporting terrorism and the Middle East's most horrible groups that rely on terror for survival are all cases of bigotry.
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Green should not go spouting off his mouth about bigotry when he does not know his own club's history.
We've come a long way in tackling many forms of bigotry.
But bigotry didn't allow that to happen and I hope our initiative will change things in the not-too- distant future.
Most of the literature supporting same-sex marriage boils down to two basic arguments: the inequity of traditional marriage and the bigotry of those upholding it.
During the marriage amendment debate, several senators who opposed the amendment claimed it would legalize bigotry.
After 1870, religious bigotry gave way to racial bigotry; all non-Anglo Saxon peoples were described as permanently inferior due to their intellectual, moral, and physical degeneracy.
He knows that racism--even in a time and place as benighted as Mississippi in 1962--is never monolithic, and is careful to highlight the nuances of racial feeling along a spectrum that runs from virulent bigotry to complacent (and complicit) passivity.
While Muslim Americans have been among the most affected by such bigotry as their population has grown exponentially in recent years, other Asian Americans have increasingly faced the wrath of the white, Christian majority.
White power espouses racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry, and helps fund white supremacist groups.