Bigotry

National Public Radio

"There is a sea change taking place and we can't have our heads buried in the sand." That is from the New York Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League, which released another troubling audit of anti-Semitic incidents across the country.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

Racism, bigotry, and Donald Trump were denounced Wednesday during a prayer vigil in the historic Durham Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in downtown Buffalo.

Holocaust Center joins alarm about hate crimes

Dec 9, 2016

In recent months, there has been a surge in reported hate speech - on Jews, Hispanics, Muslims, African Americans, women and members of the LGBTQ community. Now an international group of 90 organizations, including the Holocaust Center of Buffalo, plus 71 Holocaust scholars and educators have signed on to a statement condemning such intolerance.

Avery Schneider/WBFO News

The tragic terrorist attacks that occurred 14 years ago today had a profound impact on many people throughout the world. For a Grand Island girl, it triggered her first encounters with blatant prejudice. Sara Ali is the daughter Muslim Arab-American parents. She is a former WBFO intern who is now editor of Karibu News, a multilingual, multicultural newspaper. Ali sat down with WBFO News Director Brian Meyer.