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Region Writes Dairy Queen About Restaurant with Anti-Hindu Signs

In a letter to American Dairy Queen Corporation’s President and CEO John Gainor, ADL expressed concern that Kemah Dairy Queen owner Muhammad Dar, displayed hateful signs in and outside the restaurant that equated racism with Hinduism. ADL’s letter read:  “While Mr. Dar has a First Amendment right to display these signs, we join with those who find these signs offensive

Mark Yudof Speaks About BDS, Anti-Semitism on Campus

Professor of Law Emeritus and Emeritus President of the University of California, former Chancellor of the University of Texas System and Former Dean of the University of Texas School of Law, Mark Yudof did double duty while in Houston recently to pay tribute to his friend, Harry Reasoner at the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon. The following morning, he spoke about

No Place for Hate® Luncheon Celebrates 15 Years of Initiative, Work of Three Educators

2016 is a special year for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) No Place for Hate® Initiative. This year marks the 15th year of the No Place for Hate® Initiative, the region’s signature education initiative, which empowers schools to promote respect for individual and group differences while challenging prejudice and bigotry. The Luncheon will celebrate the anniversary with cake and compliments for

Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon Big Success

ADL’s 2016 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon was a touching, inspiring event that raised  $471,390 as of the luncheon date and communicated ADL’s message to 600 people.  The luncheon included a tribute to honoree Harry Reasoner of Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P. by Professor of Law Emeritus and Emeritus President of the University of California, former Chancellor of the University of