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Bigotry

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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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Racists and bigots on both the left and right sides of the political spectrum have always existed and do not need a green light and to suggest all leave votes may be racists is another bigoted, knee jerk response.
not mean prepared to the bigoted of a small minority Baird Examples included a Polish centre being daubed with racist graffiti, a racist demonstration outside a mosque in Birmingham, and many reports of Muslims and others being taunted with 'go back home
Contrary to this bigoted belief system that originates from hatred, the Qur'an commands us to love others and to protect inoffensive people.
He also lambasted segments of society who expressed their fears of Pakistan's weakening over adopting Islamic tenets, and said that the bigoted West held Pakistan responsible for its defeat in Afghanistan.
What is sadder is that there is little international will to stop Israel's bigoted and racist actions.
Likewise, Robertson has a moral right to believe and say whatever he wants--even if he believes or says absurd and bigoted things.
ISLAMABAD, October 19, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani while terming the Karsaz Tragedy a clash between the champions of progressive and democratic Pakistan and the forces of backwardness and bigotry, said on Tuesday the courageous people of Pakistan would not allow a handful of bigoted minority to impose its agenda on peaceful majority.
Now there's no doubt the PM shouldn't have said it, for one very good reason - there's no good reason to suggest Gillian Duffy is bigoted.
Mrs Duffy isn't bigoted, Gordon isn't a monster and the issue of immigration isn't off limits.
Asked what Mrs Duffy had said, he replied: "Everything, she was just a sort of bigoted woman who said she used to be Labour.
The Prime Minister subsequently apologised for referring to Gillian Duffy as "a bigoted woman".
The church said the book was "a bigoted, defamatory assault".