ADL Thanks Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council for Letter Condemning Coronavirus Hate
The ADL thanks Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston City Council Member Abbie Kamin, and the rest of Houston’s City Council for signing a letter denouncing hate and the disproportionate impact of Coronavirus, and calling on all residents to treat each other with respect. The letter, which in no way limits freedom of speech, was introduced by Council Member Kamin and
ADL is concerned about the defacement of the Buffalo Soldiers Museum and the discovery of the vandalism on Buffalo Soldiers Day. We trust the incident will be investigated thoroughly and law enforcement officers will do everything they can to bring the perpetrators to justice. “The Buffalo Soldiers Museum honors the bravery and commitment to freedom of African American soldiers in
Singer, Songwriter Wrabel entertained and informed participants in an ADL Southwest Region webinar where he discussed growing up in Houston and going to Kinkaid, becoming a songwriter, coming out as gay, and how he feels about the state of the world today. In an hour-long session that also included performances of his songs “11 Blocks,” “The Village,” and “Ten Feet
Dear ADL Southwest Community, A perhaps unfortunate habit I’ve developed in the technological age is checking the news on my phone as soon as I wake up. The morning after Memorial Day I viewed the video which literally set our nation on fire. Still in bed, I watched the first few horrifying minutes wondering if I was in fact, awake.
Join ADL’s Centra Division for our summer series webinar on how hate speech and hate crimes have impacted our LatinX community. We’ll explore how the man who killed 23 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas became radicalized, and discuss how we can keep hate speech from becoming violent hate. Participants include Al Madonado, a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Director, and Oren Segal, ADL’s Vice President of our Center on Extremism.
ADL partners with the National Constitution Center for the annual Supreme Court Review. Distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Dahlia Lithwick, Paul Clement and Frederick Lawrence will break down the most important legal questions and decisions of the term, on topics such as separation of church and state, immigration, and Title VII employment discrimination. They also will talk about expectations for next year’s Supreme Court term. Register for the Supreme Court Review here.
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