Hate speech, contagious, spreads discrimination

Interculturality can be a strong ally in the battle against racism and hate speech

Anti-Japanese statement “Japanese and dogs are forbidden here” from a restaurant in Higher Education Mega Center, Panyu District, Guangzhou City / Mengyeyue
Sign with American flag “We want white tenants in our white community,” directly opposite the Sojourner Truth homes, a new U.S. federal housing project in Detroit, Michigan. A riot was caused by white neighbors’ attempts to prevent Negro tenants from moving in / Arthur S. Siegel for United States Library of Congress

A version of this article in French was published on D’ailleurs et d’ici!

MPA graduate from Sciences Po Paris, former HRW associate in Brazil, currently with Élan Interculturel and ARDHIS — an association for LGBT refugees in France.

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