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Understanding Mizzou and Ourselves

By Jonathan Green­blatt CEO of the Anti-Defamation League This blog orig­i­nally appeared on Medium Recent events at the Uni­ver­sity of Mis­souri have prompted seri­ous intro­spec­tion. With the deep hurt and rage caused by the death of an unarmed black 18-year old, Michael Brown, serv­ing as the back­drop to per­sis­tent man­i­fes­ta­tions of racism on Missouri’s flag­ship cam­pus, young peo­ple of color and their allies are

Writing a new chapter on race in America

RACE IN AMERICA Writing a new chapter on race in America 21 HOURS AGO  •  BY KAREN J. AROESTY A case outside St. Louis sparked a national conversation about race and racism, ignited a movement, and eventually led to a new chapter in American history. Not the Michael Brown case, but rather Dred Scott. In that remarkable history, which originated in Missouri,

St. Louis Artworks and ADL — Building Community

This summer, ADL’s  A World of Difference® Institute partnered with the National Conference for Community and Justice of Metropolitan St. Louis to work with student apprentices from St. Louis Artworks. For the last three years the Institute has teamed up to provide training workshops for Artworks apprentices as part of their learning experience.  Topics covered included anti bullying issues, religious diversity,