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ADL Regional Director Interviewed As Everday Hero by San Antonio City Council Member

ADL Southwest Regional Director Mark Toubin was interviewed by San Antonio City Council Member Manny Palaez as part of an interview series the council member does entitled “Everyday Heroes.”  Of the interview, Toubin said: “Many thanks to San Antonio City Councilman Manny Pelaez for having me on his Everyday Heroes Facebook program. Appreciation as well for his support of the

Director’s Message

What does it mean to feel safe?  Is it the absence of fear? Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously orated in his first inaugural address “that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” But, as his next words illustrate, the 32nd President wasn’t referring to safeness, rather to the “—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert

Plagues, Marginalization and Fear, Yesterday and Today

With Passover just around the corner and its stories of the exodus from Egypt, we remember many times in history when a plague has been blamed on the least powerful among us.  The anti-Asian COVID-19 tropes, not to mention the age-old blame on the Jews, are the most recent examples of this unfortunate human pastime. Please join us via Zoom

Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo Here to Discuss Global Spread of White Supremacy

ADL Center on Extremism Senior Research Fellow Marilyn Mayo spoke to European Union Consuls General, the FBI and other law enforcement officials, ADL’s board, Glass Leadership Institute, donors and Coalition for Mutual Respect clergy while in Houston to discuss her report Hate Beyond Borders: The Internationalization of White Supremacy. Mayo, who has been with ADL for almost 25 years, is