The R-word isn’t just hurtful; it’s hate speech.

What is hate speech?
Hate speech occurs when a majority group freely makes jokes about a minority group including negative stereotypes and negative images, not just language. It is commonly seen as harmless by the majority, but it sets the stage for more severe outlets for prejudice, harm and abuse.

To read this entire article from the ARC of Indiana click here :  R-Word


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