NEWS

ADL Welcomes Sentencing of Two Men for Federal Hate Crime Against Gay African American Man

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauds Corpus Christi Police, the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas and the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division for the successful prosecution and sentencing of two men who pleaded guilty to a hate crime in connection with their attack on a gay African American man
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ADL Welcomes A&M Administration Response to Harassment of Students

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauds administrators at Texas A&M University for taking seriously allegations that Black students were taunted and made to feel unwelcome on the A&M campus, for investigating those allegations, and for expressing regret that an incident on their campus hurt visiting students. According to reports, about 60 students from Uplift Hampton Preparatory
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BLOG POSTS

Region Writes Dairy Queen About Restaurant with Anti-Hindu Signs

In a letter to American Dairy Queen Corporation’s President and CEO John Gainor, ADL expressed concern that Kemah Dairy Queen owner Muhammad Dar, displayed hateful signs in and outside the restaurant that equated racism with Hinduism. ADL’s letter read:  “While Mr. Dar has a First Amendment right to display these signs, we join with those
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Mark Yudof Speaks About BDS, Anti-Semitism on Campus

Professor of Law Emeritus and Emeritus President of the University of California, former Chancellor of the University of Texas System and Former Dean of the University of Texas School of Law, Mark Yudof did double duty while in Houston recently to pay tribute to his friend, Harry Reasoner at the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon. The
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EVENTS

2016 No Place for Hate® Luncheon

2016 No Place for Hate® Luncheon Honoring the Recipients of the Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Hilton Houston Post Oak 2001 Post Oak, Houston, TX 77056 11:15 am – Meet & Greet with Dr. Jennifer Arnold for Table Hosts 11:30 am – Registration/Check-In, 12:00 pm – Lunch Keynote Speaker Dr. Jennifer Arnold,
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Women’s Initiative Luncheon: A Conversation with Lisa Falkenberg

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Houston Chronicle will speak on a variety of issues of importance to the ADL community, including the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, Syrian refugees, Texasw’ grand jury system and education equity. ADL National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter will moderate.
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