ADL Disappointed at Rejection of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is disappointed Houston voters rejected the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). ADL worked tirelessly to make this ordinance a reality, convening religious and civil rights organizations and individuals committed to justice and fair treatment for all to support the ordinance.   ADL also testified numerous times before Houston’s City Council in favor…
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ADL Applauds Sentencing in Knockout Attack Case

HOUSTON, TX, October 19—The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauds investigators, prosecutors, and Judge Gray Miller for the successful handling and sentencing of a Katy man in a knockout attack on an elderly man who was targeted because he was African American. Judge Miller sentenced 29-year-old Conrad Alvin Barrett to 71 months in prison, to be immediately…
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ADL Celebrates Heroes, Civil Rights Work with Help of HGO in Houston in Concert Against Hate

The glorious voices of the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) Chorus filled the Wortham Theater Center’s Cullen Theater as a full house of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) supporters enjoyed Voices in Harmony: Houston in Concert Against Hate November 11. The Concert honored three civil rights heroes:  Frank Meeink, a former neo-Nazi skinhead who eventually rejected his white…
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ADL Receives 2015 NAACP Presidential Award

ADL Receives 2015 NAACP Presidential Award The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was presented the National Association of Colored People’s (NAACP’s) Presidential Award at the Houston chapter’s 97th Annual Freedom Fund Advocacy and Awards Gala: “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice” on October 30.   The award was accepted by ADL National Chair Marvin D. Nathan.   He…
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