Inappropriate Use of Holocaust Analogies Must Be Discouraged

St. Louis, June 12.  St. Louis City streets signs addressing activity by members of the homeless community are vandalized with language reflecting the awful history of the Holocaust.   ADL has long challenged the use of Holocaust   analogies, something seen consistently in the media, in political and education circles.  It appears that the Holocaust is fair game…
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ADL Congratulates MIchael Sam and the St. Louis Rams

 St. Louis, MO, May 11, 2014. Sharing in the excitement of yesterday’s NFL Draft, the  Anti-Defamation League sends its congratulations both to Michael Sam and to the St.  Louis Rams. Sam is not only a talented player, he is a courageous leader and a role  model for so many. Sam’s addition to the team is…
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ADL Encourages “Thinking Below The Iceberg”

The A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute visits Webster University On April 10, students in Dr. Mercedes Stephenson’s Introduction to Multicultural Studies class ventured outside their comfort zones for an eye-opening mini-workshop led by the project director for the ADL’s A World of Difference Institute, Tabari Coleman. Mr. Coleman frequently travels around the region leading diversity…
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Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate: Resources for Educators and Parents

Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate WHAT TEACHERS AND PARENTS CAN DO People tend to fear or distrust other people they perceive as being different from themselves. When we convince ourselves that our way is the “right” way, we are more likely to strike out at those who seem different. In fact, intolerance of…
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