ADL Texas Pays Tribute to Juneteenth with Special Webinar

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared all enslaved persons in the Confederate States to be free. It became effective January 1, 1863, but Texas slaves were not emancipated until June 19, 1865, when Union Major General Gordon Granger read General Order No. 3 at Union Army Headquarters in Galveston. The order freed all

ADL Welcomes Sentencing of Atomwaffen Leader

ADL’s Southwest Region welcomes the sentencing of former Atomwaffen leader John Cameron Denton to 41-years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to target a U.S. Cabinet member, and African American church, a journalist and more than 100 others with fake bomb threats and 9-1-1 calls. U.S. District Judge Liam O’Grady of Virginia imposed the sentence and ruled Denton’s

Texas Antisemitic Incidents Up Five Percent in 2020

U.S. antisemitic incidents remained at a historic high.   ADL’s Annual ADL Audit tracks 2,000+ incidents across the U.S. 2020 was the third-highest yearly total on record. Texas incidents were up 5 percent   Texas, April 27, 2021 … Antisemitic incidents remained at a historically high level across the United States in 2020, with a total of 2,024 incidents of assault,