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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Traffic Holocaust 2014 June 13, 2014

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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May 11, 2014

 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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