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

ADL Heartland Welcomes St. Louis Attorney Jennifer Schwesig as Regional Advisory Board Chair

St. Louis, MO, January 23… ADL Heartland welcomes Jennifer Schwesig as Chair of the Regional Advisory Board. She begins a 3-year term this month. Schwesig, a partner in the St. Louis-based Armstrong Teasdale LLP, leads the firm’s International Practice Group. She also serves as a member of the executive committee for the International Institute Board of Directors, has served on