Confronting Bigotry – Changing Minds

BigotryThe character or mode of thought of a bigot; obstinate and unreasonable attachment to a particular creed, opinion, practice, ritual, or party organization; excessive zeal or warmth in favor of a party, sect, or opinion; intolerance of the opinions of others.  American Heritage Dictionary

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper TED

  • 15 minutes, 4.5 million views, and a love story 🙂
  • Four suggestions supporting dialogue: (1) Don’t assume bad intent; (2) Ask Questions; (3) Stay Calm; (4) Make the argument.

Why I, as a black man, attend KKK rallies. | Daryl Davis | TEDxNaperville

Black man convinces 200 Ku Klux Klansmen to leave white supremacist group by befriending them … ” ‘I never set out to convert anyone in the Klan. I just set out to get an answer to my question: ‘How can you hate me when you don’t even know me?’’ says blues musician” – TEDx

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