Monthly Blog Archives: August 2017

Lessons to Teach and Learn from ‘Unite the Right’

Racial hatred, bias and white supremacy were on full display in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. In the largest and most violent gathering of white supremacists in decades, “Unite the Right” brought together white supremacist groups including the alt-right, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. Their stated goal was to save the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, because like other

ADL New York Region Hosts Inaugural Summer Speaker Series

On Wednesday, July 26th, the ADL New York Region launched the inaugural Summer Speaker Series, one-hour high-level and intimate breakfasts with discussions about timely and interesting topics. “Human Rights & Youth Empowerment: Developing New Leaders in the Middle East“ featured Mohamed AbuBakr, founder of AMEL and political refugee. Mohamed spoke to an intimate group of ADL New York leadership and top

10 Things You Can Do to Combat Hate

To counter the hate and violence we saw on display at “Unite the Right” in Charlottesville, here are ten things you can do now to help combat anti-Semitism, racism, bigotry and hate: 1. Sign the ADL Petition: Call on President Trump to Disavow White Supremacy 2. Text ACTION to 51555 to receive ADL Action Alerts 3. Review our Hate Symbols Database and Report a Hate