January 28, 2016

‘A Life-Changing Experience’ Turns Teens Into Advocates For Social Justice. January 22, 2016 The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, hit Rhoda Kahn Nussbaum hard. “I felt very defeated,” said the ADL St. Louis resident and longtime civil rights advocate. “I saw progress in civil rights either plateauing or slipping.” Ms. Nussbaum felt she needed to…
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echoes_image December 17, 2015

  Tabari Coleman and Esther Hurh Tabari Coleman (left) is the Project Director for the A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute for the Missouri and Southern Illinois regional office of the Anti Defamation League. In addition to providing Echoes and Reflections professional development for his region, he implements anti-bias and inclusion training workshops for schools, community…
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November 16, 2015

By Jonathan Green­blatt CEO of the Anti-Defamation League This blog orig­i­nally appeared on Medium Recent events at the Uni­ver­sity of Mis­souri have prompted seri­ous intro­spec­tion. With the deep hurt and rage caused by the death of an unarmed black 18-year old, Michael Brown, serv­ing as the back­drop to per­sis­tent man­i­fes­ta­tions of racism on Missouri’s flag­ship cam­pus, young peo­ple of…
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August 4, 2015

RACE IN AMERICA Writing a new chapter on race in America 21 HOURS AGO  •  BY KAREN J. AROESTY A case outside St. Louis sparked a national conversation about race and racism, ignited a movement, and eventually led to a new chapter in American history. Not the Michael Brown case, but rather Dred Scott. In that remarkable…
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