Posts Tagged ‘Hate’

A nation that can’t forgive is doomed

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

On October 2, former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted of murdering Botham Jean in his own home. Guyger claims she entered Jean’s apartment by accident (she lived on the floor above) and, mistaking him for a burglar, shot him dead. Jean was eating a bowl of ice cream. Following Guyger’s sentencing, Jean’s 18-year-old Read more

I hated my neighbour: Then one lesson led to a life-changing friendship

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Whenever I wonder what it will take to stop us from attacking our adversaries, I think back to my first experience of hating my neighbour. I was 27 when I landed an early-morning anchor job at the ABC News affiliate in Dallas. Each weekday, I set my alarm for 2:30 a.m., showered, put on makeup Read more

The hate at the heart of identiy politics

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Munroe Bergdorf probably hates you. Certainly if you are white she will think you are pretty disgusting. She thinks that you, like ‘all white people’, partake in ‘racial violence’. She thinks you have built your ‘existence, privilege and success’ on ‘the backs, blood and death of people of colour’. In short, you’re scum: you are Read more