From the Editor

From the Editor

SLO County isn’t immune to hate speech

This year’s presidential election has spawned an increase nationwide in racist language, hateful intimidation and harassment — accelerating efforts by groups and clergy to combat hate and prompting Pope Francis to warn against what he called a “virus of polarization” and hostility targeting people of different nationalities, races or beliefs. Here in San Luis Obispo County, we are not immune to racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred.

Videos

Cal Poly students protest Lauren Southern's 'Traditional Women' event

Protesters march and rally on the Cal Poly campus on Thursday, May 25, 2017, ahead of a speech by conservative activist Lauren Southern titled "Return of Traditional Women."
David Middlecamp The Tribune
Cal Poly students protest Lauren Southern's 'Traditional Women' event 2:13

Cal Poly students protest Lauren Southern's 'Traditional Women' event

Conservative activist Lauren Southern speaks at Cal Poly 5:03

Conservative activist Lauren Southern speaks at Cal Poly

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg team up to form The Rides 2:12

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg team up to form The Rides

A look inside the new theater coming to downtown SLO 4:04

A look inside the new theater coming to downtown SLO