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We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident: That All Men and Women Are Created Equal

That’s the title of the Zoom session ADL’s Southwest Region held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.  Our panelists discussed how women fought for the right to vote, the effects of women being allowed to vote, and the challenges that continue to face women voters today.   If you missed the Zoom event, you can

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

Southwest Region Busy in Aftermath of El Paso Shooting

As is the case with every hate crime, the ramifications of the crime don’t end with the criminal act, or even the conviction of the perpetrator.  Hate crimes have a ripple effect, touching much more than their individual victims, or the group targeted.  They affect entire communities, and the lives of the victims are forever changed. The August 3 shooting

ADL Commemorates King Anniversary by Encouraging Others to Keep His Dream Alive at Houston in Concert Against Hate

As the nation remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, the Anti-Defamation League’s Southwest Region worked to keep his dream alive with Houston in Concert Against Hate. The Concert, a compendium of soulful music by the Houston Symphony, the moving stories of four local civil rights leaders, the Julie and Ben

Women’s Initiative Breakfast on Gender Equality Promotes Self-Analysis, Parity

Nearly 200 people participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Women’s Initiative Breakfast on Gender Equality in the Workplace September 7.  The breakfast featured movers and shakers in Houston’s business and legal community,  shed new light on the pay gaps and disparities between men and women at the top levels of businesses, and looked at how those gaps and disparities could