WBEZ | anti-hate http://www.wbez.org/tags/anti-hate Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en MLK Jr. inspires European anti-hate movements http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/mlk-jr-inspires-european-anti-hate-movements <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2010-November/2010-11-02/swastika_medium.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, there&rsquo;s been a resurgence in Europe of neo-Nazi and anti-immigrant activities. According to human rights groups, hate crimes are up continent-wide against Africans, Arabs, Jews and Gypsies.</p><p>And while much attention is paid to racist &quot;skinheads,&quot; particularly in Germany, Sweden, and Russia, far less attention is paid to vibrant, grass-roots, anti-racism movements across the continent.</p><p>Independent producer Phillip Martin looks at the history of Europe&rsquo;s anti-racism movement after communism&rsquo;s fall and how Martin Luther King Jr. inspired the daughter of a Jewish resistance fighter and concentration camp survivor to fight anti-Semitism and hate.</p><p><em>This story is from the </em><a href="http://www.prx.org"><em>Public Radio Exchange</em></a><em>. </em></p></p> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 02:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/mlk-jr-inspires-european-anti-hate-movements