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Muslims as trouble makers

Posted by Patrickj on September 10, 2010 at 4:31 PM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday, my wife and I often appreciate listening to the morning radio talk show on KBEAr. This past weekend may have been my last weekend to listen. Once again, Dan Miller was the host. I have heard him bashing mexican immigration, his solution to the problem: put up a wall and don't let any more mexicans in tech country, they don't work and want to live off of our hard earned dollar.

This past weekend, he again launched into one of his tirades. This time it was about Muslims. He s...

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NIOT.org launch and our Annual Meeting

Posted by Eran Thompson on April 5, 2010 at 2:21 PM Comments comments (0)

 

This is a really amazing week for Not In Our Town Billings. As I write this, I am in Oakland, California preparing for the NIOT.org launch party in San Francisco. The date 4. 06.10 was chosen specifically to co-inside with the area code of Billings, the birthplace of the NIOT movement.

 

I will join with community leaders from across the country to talk about the power of positive action in our work for safe, inclusive commu...

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There's An Elephant In The Community

Posted by Cindy Konecny on September 21, 2009 at 10:23 AM Comments comments (0)

This Friday evening September 25th at 7:00 PM in the Lewis and Clark Room in the MSU-B Student Union Building there will be a Forum "There's an Elephant in the Community" presented by MSUB Native American Studies Department, NIOT Billings, and Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

The Moderator is:

Mary Hernandez of the YBGR Empowering Youth Program

The Panelists are:

Nona Main - Student MSUB Native American Indian Studies

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Busy Weekend for NIOT Billings Volunteers

Posted by Cindy Konecny on June 16, 2009 at 5:18 PM Comments comments (0)

NIOT Billings Members were busy this past weekend.  Saturday, we had the booth set up at the 2009 March Against Drugs and Violence event on the Courthouse lawn.  The turnout for the event was really good.  NIOT Billings donated a children's bike and helmet that was given away during the event.  Pastor Melvin Terry was the winner.  Several of our members marched with the group around the downtown area and back to the Courthouse lawn where everyone was tr...

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"Creativity" movement night lit drops.

Posted by niotbillings on June 16, 2009 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

More and more lit drops in the middle of the night by the "Creativity" movement.  The latest series were in the 1400 block of Avenue C.  If you recieve a flyer, please report it to the police department  and NIOT Billings.  While not illegal, we want to track these acts of vandolism and hatred.

Obama Supporter has something thrown through window....sound familiar???

Posted by niotbillings on November 11, 2008 at 9:08 PM Comments comments (0)

Another frieghtening account of Hate in Billings. It is also worthy of mentioning that late on October 31 the Billings Obama Campaign Headquarters had a masterlock thrown through one of their front windows.

I had two OBAMA campaign signs in my picture window because I heard the lawn types were being vandalized here in B...

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Obama Supporters see aggressive Hate 1st hand

Posted by niotbillings on November 7, 2008 at 1:04 PM Comments comments (1)

The following account is from a Billings family, who were shocked to see hate---1st hand.  

      October 18, 2008, started out as a normal day and night, but at 12:30am on October 19, the lives of myself and my family were changed forever!! My wife and I were in our living room watching movies and my 7 year old daughter, who is half black was as...

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When Hate Happens Here

Posted by niotbillings on June 18, 2008 at 10:24 AM Comments comments (1)

Well folks, Hate has again returned to Billings (if it ever left).  We'd like to know your thoughts on what we can do as a community to stand against hate and intolerance.  Please leave your comments here.

One of our Board Members sent this Letter to the Editor:

Letter: It's everybody's job to stand against hate

  • I wish I were more surprised and shocked by the recent rash of...
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What a Great Weekend

Posted by niotbillings on January 22, 2008 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey all.  We had a great weekend of events.  Please check out the press links below.  I think it is especially important to read the Gazette Online reader comments...if you had any doubt about how hateful people can be.

I try to shake these things off....and move forward.  I want to share something that Tammy Schnitzer said to me that I have never been able to express so simply.  She said "It's not the hate letters or calls--that actual words of hate that hurt...

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THANKS TO SPONSORS!

Posted by niotbillings on January 14, 2008 at 6:13 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you Sponsors!!

The checks and pledges for the 2008 MLKJ Weekend Events have started to come in.  We want to thank:

Montana PRIDE Network

National PRIDE Foundation

PFLAG

AIDspirit

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