Friday, April 27 event on Fountain Square to encourage everyone to take the pledge & join a new coalition aimed to combat hate incidents.

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This campaign is one part of our larger national strategy to fulfill our mission of eliminating racism.

Stand Against Racism 2018: Courage Under Fire

The 2018 Stand Against Racism will feature the Regional Coalition Against Hate. Representatives from coalition member agencies will share stories and their experiences with having Courage Under Fire. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the coalition, including how to get involved.

 

April 25th, 2018

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Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his classic “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” responding to eight white clergymen from Alabama who had chastised him breaking the law.

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/local/journeytojustice/2018/04/16/civil-rights-history-april-16-through-22/520914002/

 

April 17th, 2018

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For most of the 20th century, an array of forces worked to divide American communities into black and white quarters.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/opinion/walter-mondale-fair-housing-act.html

April 16th, 2018

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Naomi Wadler has given interviews to several news outlets in recent days. She told Elle magazine in an April 9 interview that she has experienced discrimination both for being black and Jewish.

https://www.jta.org/2018/04/15/news-opinion/11-year-old-gun-control-activist-says-faces-taunts-black-jewish?utm_source=JTA%20Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-3854-202537

April 16th, 2018

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Barry Vingerling, an employee, described his desire to wear a kippah as ‘a fundamental moral issue’.

https://www.thejc.com/news/world/jewish-worker-at-the-anne-frank-house-in-amsterdam-prevented-from-wearing-a-kippah-1.462358

April 16th, 2018

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A video of the arrest of the two men on Thursday went viral on social media, and led to national and international outrage. It was viewed more than 8 million times by Saturday.

https://www.jta.org/2018/04/15/news-opinion/black-men-arrested-philadelphia-starbucks-waiting-local-jewish-businessman?utm_source=JTA%20Maropost&utm_campaign=JTA&utm_medium=email&mpweb=1161-3854-202537

 

April 16th, 2018

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“Today’s settlement sends a message to all law enforcement: Simply being Muslim is not a basis for surveillance,” said Farhana Khera, executive director of Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy and educational organization.

http://www.wtrf.com/news/nyc-and-muslim-groups-announce-civil-rights-case-settlement/1102930133

 

April 12th, 2018

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County, city conduct needs assessment in push to make community more inclusive.

https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/04/05/senior-services-diversity-education-among-greatest-lgbtq-needs

 

April 12th, 2018

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The alumni assert Oberlin hosts disproportionately more events portraying Israel in a negative light compared to positive or neutral portrayals, which in turn leads to anti-Semitic incidents on campus.

https://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/national/alumni-oberlin-hostile-toward-israel-jews/article_fc9b5842-3819-11e8-bc57-27635eb602e9.html

 

April 12th, 2018

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A look at how Avondale came back after the 1968 riots.

https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2018/04/04/decade-decade-look-how-avondale-came-back-after-1968-riots/394991002/

 

April 12th, 2018

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