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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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There's no role for racism or bigotry in the United States of America," he said.
This means rejecting bigotry of any kind and defending its targets; shunning those who purvey it for money or for power, and letting people in positions of authority know that we expect them to loudly reject discrimination and prejudice and stand up for the vision of what this country can and should be, united.
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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.
It does my company no good, it does my customers no good, and it does society no good if my response to somebody and their racism and bigotry is to say, it is not right for you to be here.
Let us look at some of the recent aspects where bigotry may have been provoked.
WASHINGTON, December 17, 2011 (WAFA)-- Arab Americans called for mass protests and boycott of a major United States department store for what they described as bigotry and hatred by the store, according to a press release issued Friday by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC).
Obviously, I am not going to cast my vote for Toomey, a dim-witted opportunist politician who has been trying to sell bigotry to get elected.
The release goes out of its way to grant Cordoba House's organizers good intentions and to condemn the bigotry of some who oppose it.
Even though I was accepted to the seminary, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, prejudice and bigotry of the parishoners in Spokane prevailed.
Sir - Steven Mr Biddlecombe letter's (Commitment to Welsh, December 11) is staggering in its bigotry.
THE campaign to stamp out bigotry and sectarianism in Scottish football stepped up a gear yesterday.