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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

From Hate to Hope Features Holocaust Survivor and Grandmother of Dancing Star

The first lecture in ADL’s From Hate to Hope series featured Vera Levitskaya, the grandmother of Dancing with the Stars’ Dmitry Chaplin, who told her story of surviving a mass execution in Ukraine during the Holocaust. Vera was only 11 years old when she was marched by Nazis to a massive pit outside her shtetl of Hashevatoe.  The Nazis had

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

Lowenstein Foundation Catholic-Jewish Youth Summit Inspires Community Commitment

Approximately 40 students from St. Agnes Academy, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School, and the Emery/Weiner School spent two days learning about Catholicism, Judaism, and how to put their religious values into action together at the Lowenstein Foundation Catholic-Jewish Youth Summit February 20 and 21. The Youth Summit, created by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) during the 2017-2018 school year, is in

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