Posts Tagged ‘hatred’
“I am a Hebrew” written by my father Alexander I. Newman (of blessed memory)
My father’s essay “Ivre Anoche”—”I am a Hebrew” came to mind, yesterday, as the world marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Soviet Army in 1945 and International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The essay was written in 1938 before the horrors of the Holocaust and Hitler’s systematic “Final Solution” (1933-1945) were widely…Read more
Remembering and Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I believe, that Dr. Martin Luther King’s words should be remembered as a mantra to end hatred and bigotry that have surfaced and become pervasive, not only in the United States, but around the world. My memory of the Civil Rights Movement is vivid and the TV, radio, and newspaper coverage still resonates with me. How…Read more
Do you know what racism feels like?
How many of us know what racism feels like? We may understand what racism is. However, do we actually know that feeling of racism, which is hatred, prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior? I know what racism feels like. I…Read more