Drawing on videotaped interviews from victims of hate speech and other sources, Ball State University students have created a web site they hope will curb the use of such epithets. The site, Learning from a Legacy of Hate, traces the history of bigotry across the state of Indiana, but its lessons can be applied nationwide as educators struggle to combat the persistence of hate and ignorance in schools. "Our objective is to open people's minds and hearts to the experiences of others," say the site's 15 student developers. "Our goal is to provoke thought and encourage change by challenging people...

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