Different is not dangerous

Robert Bank
Sep 29, 2016 · 4 min read

Inflammatory language about people who are perceived as “different” or “dangerous” is neither new nor surprising, yet it both unnerves me, and riles me to fight.

Members of We Are All Dominican (WAAD) and reconoci.do march at the Dominican Day Parade in New York City, advocating for citizenship rights for Dominicans of Haitian descent. Photo by Angela Cave
Sandra (pictured) is the Chairperson of the National LGBT Security Committee in Uganda and coordinates a hotline for reporting abuses against LGBTI people. Photo by Jonathan Torgovnik

Robert Bank

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President and CEO of American Jewish World Service. Working at the intersection of Jewish values and global concerns. Traveling the world and playing the piano

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