Intolerance: I hate one thing, HATE. One of the leading causes of HATE?
Intolerance. One of the leading causes of Intolerance? Ignorance. We
tend to hate what we don't know. A wise man once wrote: “Travel is fatal
to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people
need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of
men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of
the earth all one's lifetime.” ―
Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
- Mark Twain
I was born and raised in Alabama in the 1960s. I saw a lot of hate. ‘Life or death for black travelers’: How fear led to ‘The Negro Motorist Green-Book’
My Little League team when I was 11 and our all-star team when I was 12:
Everyone is Someone. Powerful Words: TRANSCRIPT OF NEW ORLEANS MAYOR LANDRIEU’S ADDRESS ON CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS
I think there is another famous quote, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these."
This says it well: I’m a Coastal Elite From the Midwest: The Real Bubble is Rural America
A great video about LABELS: This commercial explains it well! The late Luther Vandross said it well:
Is our nation becoming a divided nation? Divided America
Someone else has something to say about this subject: Loretta Lynch’s Enlightened Defense of Transgender People What she actually had so say: Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Complaint Against the State of North Carolina to Stop Discrimination Against Transgender Individuals
Here is a discussion on the topic: The latest frontier in America's civil rights battle: Restrooms
What some others had to say: North Carolinians Who Support 'Bathroom Law' Say They're Being Drowned Out
I wish people would actually READ the North Carolina HB2 Bill. It is about a LOT more than bathrooms. Hint. It contains the words Wages and Hours. It is a great example of creating a divisive topic during an election cycle. Some legislators even admit to not reading it but voting for it.
Understanding HB2: North Carolina’s newest law solidifies state’s role in defining discrimination
The bill itself:
http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2015E2/Bills/House/PDF/H2v4.pdf and a Texas Sportscaster sums it up well: Hansen Unplugged: Transgender Euless Trinity wrestler
A few more videos to watch: