Tag Archives: Prejudice

The Persecution of German Americans During World War I

This week I watched a wonderful PBS documentary on World War I titled The Great War. It talks about the war from the point of view of African Americans, Native Americans, women suffragists and the diverse spectrum of American society. … Continue reading

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The Discrimination Faced By 19th Century Irish Immigrants

Yesterday the country celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate the many contributions that Irish Americans have given to our great country. In this time when Muslim Americans, Hispanics and immigrants are facing much prejudice and discrimination, it … Continue reading

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Emmett Till, Joseph Smith, Matthew Shepard and the Results of Prejudice

A week or so ago,  an insightful person wrote a post to me telling how prejudice affects the way a person lives out their daily lives.  Instead of walking in confidence, people who are discriminated against often live in fear … Continue reading

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