How to Defeat Racism (5 Inspiring Stories)

Matt Orfalea
1 min readAug 14, 2018

What is the best way to defeat racism? Given the violent history of Nazi Germany and the KKK, one may conclude that those who share the same beliefs today must be shut down with force. Violently. But there are those who have an opposing viewpoint, who believe the best way to defeat racism is to prove racists wrong, peacefully.

Here are 5 amazing stories about people who successfully defeated racism by approaching their enemies peacefully.

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Main Sources:
“White Right: Meeting the Enemy” (2017) — Fuuse Film
“Accidental Courtesy” (2016) — Matthew Ornstein
“A Triumph Over Hate” (2017) — Circa News
“A Secessionist & A Black Nationalist” (2017) — PBS