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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July 9, 2015

This summer, ADL’s  A World of Difference® Institute partnered with the National Conference for Community and Justice of Metropolitan St. Louis to work with student apprentices from St. Louis Artworks. For the last three years the Institute has teamed up to provide training workshops for Artworks apprentices as part of their learning experience.  Topics covered included…
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May 25, 2015

In the Missouri/Southern Illinois region, the movement known as BDS, for boycott, divestment and sanctions, has for the most part sustained itself by creating noise — angry, divisive noise.  For all the swagger, the movement has accomplished nothing save increased anxiety within the Jewish community and outside the community, bewilderment. Recent noise about a program…
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