Turning Current Events Instruction Into Social Justice Teaching
Marriage equality, refugees seeking safety in Europe, the Confederate flag, police shootings of black and Latino men, the presidential election, Caitlyn Jenner, ISIS, and immigration are just a few of the news stories that inhabited the headlines this year...
Fighting Hate for Good: ADL 2019 National Leadership Summit (NLS)
ADL volunteer leaders from across the country came together to lobby and advocate around countering hate. They learned from and were inspired by subject matter experts, Members of Congress, civil rights activists, journalists and authors during the keynote plenary speeches and panels.
Organizers of the “DC Dyke March”tried to implement a ban on Jewish Pride flags, claiming they resemble the flag of Israel. In Detroit, neo-Nazis carrying weapons disrupted an LGBTQ Pride march. A gay man in Atlanta was killed in what police are classifying as a hate crime.
Kentucky Appeals Court Issues Convoluted Decision in Pride Festival T-Shirt Case
A Kentucky Court of Appeals ruling overturned a local human rights commission’s determination that a business violated a county anti-discrimination ordinance when it refused to take an order from an LGBT rights organization for the t-shirts.