Selma to Montgomery Marches March 9, 2015

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Selma, the day that turned the nation’s attention to the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South and paved the way for passage of the Voting Rights Act, one of the most important and effective pieces of civil rights legislation ever passed.  To commemorate the anniversary, ADL has…
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photo 1 February 18, 2015

In partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, the Anti-Defamation League hosted distinguished French community and political leader Maguy Saloman, Director of the Louis Delgres Cultural Center and councilperson for the city of Nantes, France. Ms. Saloman shared her unique personal story about growing up biracial and tracing her heritage to…
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Ferguson/Garner February 17, 2015

February 14, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today testified for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing at a public hearing in Phoenix, Arizona on the topic of training and education. The Task Force, established by President Barack Obama in December 2014, is charged with identifying ways to strengthen public trust and foster strong…
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