What Are We Doing “About” Ferguson?

That was the big question in the region in the first days and weeks after the terrible shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. There was an enormous need for people to know how others were actually going to “solve” the problem that had been posed by the circumstances under which…
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Gordmans Partners with Anti-Defamation League to Stop Bullying in Schools

For the second consecutive year, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans are teaming up to promote ADL’s No Place for Hate® initiative. The goal is to help eradicate hatred, prejudice and bullying as students and teachers prepare to head back to school this fall. Research shows that 28 percent of…
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Getting Rid of Structural Racism: St. Louis Post Dispatch 8/19/2014

STRUCTURAL RACISM Getting rid of structural racism August 19, 2014 12:00 am  •  Karen J. Aroesty   For decades, structures have existed that created and sustained Ferguson’s damaged relationship with its police. They have quietly worked their magic, and brought about the shooting of Michael Brown. They are the structures that create unequal and overwhelmingly…
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Cyberhate Response

Read about ADL’s new Best Practices for Combating Cyberhate >>…
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Inquiry Into Complicity: the bystander in the Holocaust

ADL joins with the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and the Cardozo Society of the St. Louis Jewish Federation for this special program. The question of the bystander highlights complicated dilemmas regarding our relationships to others and the extent to which human relationships can be regulated by legislation. From the perspective of the law there is…
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