December 20, 2014

           Imagine Click on Imagine above, and watch the remarkable video which imagines a world without racism, homophobia or anti-Semitism — a world in which the hate violence that took the lives of Martin Luther King Jr., Anne Frank, Daniel Pearl, Matthew Shepard and others did not happen. Imagine what these…
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December 8, 2014

Teaching About Ferguson and Beyond The recent lack of indictments against the police officers who were involved in the deaths of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner in New York City have brought about a wide range of emotions, conversations, protest and actions. Because this is such an important conversation teachers want to have…
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November 22, 2014

St. Louis, MO, November 22. The Anti-Defamation League today appeals to the region to remain calm as news reporting on ancillary events may create greater unease and uncertainty in advance of the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown. The recent arrests of and charges filed against two members…
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Members of the graduating class of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Academy on the completion of Law Enforcement and Society, with docents Sarijane Freiman and Lolle Boettcher, August 7, 2014. October 19, 2014

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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NPFH July 31, 2014

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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