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ADL Statement on the Killing of George Floyd

May 30, 2020, New York, NY … ADL (Anti-Defamation League) CEO and National Director Jonathan A. Greenblatt issued the following statement today in regards to the developing situation in Minneapolis and across the country, following the killing of George Floyd by police: We stand in solidarity with the Black community as they yet again are subject to pain and suffering

Twenty-five Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Inspires a New Generation of Extremists

By Dr. Mark Pitcavage On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a truck bomb in front of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The blast destroyed the building, killing 168 men, women and children and injuring hundreds more. Twenty-five years later, the Oklahoma City bombing remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.  McVeigh and his accomplice,

Black Pastors Work To Protect Churches From Violence — In And Outside Community

By MARISSANNE LEWIS-THOMPSON • 2/4/20 New Northside Missionary Baptist Church — a predominantly black Jennings church — is a welcoming space on the inside. But on the outside, it’s fortified. Armed security guards monitor the perimeter from the church’s parking lot, while there are several security cameras along the building’s exterior. The Rev. Rodrick Burton has led the congregation for seven years, during which