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Trump: Black History Museum a Tribute to ‘American Heroes’ – Voice of America

| February 21, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington on Tuesday, calling it a beautiful tribute to so many American heroes. The new president read the names of several prominent black figures from American history, saying, I’m deeply proud that we now have a museum that honors the millions of African American men and women who built our national heritage, especially when it comes to faith, culture and the unbreakable American spirit.” He pledged to do everything I can to continue that promise of freedom for African Americans and for every American



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Amid growing calls for action, Trump addresses JCC threats, anti-Semitism – CBS News

| February 21, 2017

Last Updated Feb 21, 2017 10:23 AM EST Under growing pressure to address threats against the Jewish community following another wave of bomb threats called into Jewish Community Centers around the country Monday, President Trump broke his silence on the issue Tuesday morning. After previously deflecting a number of questions about the apparent rise in anti-Semitic incidents, Mr.



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Do it this week: Feb. 20-26, 2017 – Pensacola News Journal

| February 20, 2017

From staff reports , pnj.com 3:41 p.m.



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After wave of threats on Jewish centers, ADL calls for action – Politico

| February 20, 2017

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt criticized the Trump administration’s handling of recent threats. | Getty Ivanka Trump later lends her support via Twitter.



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Springfield chapter of B’nai B’rith marks 150 years – The State Journal-Register

| February 19, 2017

Steven Spearie Correspondent Les Eastep got a “gift membership” to the Springfield B’nai B’rith lodge in 1990. He’s stayed with it ever since. “It’s about being part of a large group and appreciating what they do on a national and international level,” said Eastep



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ADL Head: Speak Up Now Against Anti-Semitism, Mister President – Forward

| February 18, 2017

Lets be clear at the outset: I do not believe that President Trump is an anti-Semite. When he talks lovingly about his Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren; when he refers to his many lifelong Jewish associates and friends and to the Jewish individuals he has appointed, there is no reason to question his sincerity



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Native American Heritage Month – bia.gov

| February 18, 2017

November 2016 National NativeAmerican Heritage Month Celebration ‘Serving Our Nations’ Opening Ceremony (see it live at:https://livestream.com/usinterior/events/6588406) November 9, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST Bison Bistro Department of the Interior 1849 C St., NW Washington, DC 20240 Keynote Speaker Thomas H.



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DeVos narrowly confirmed as education secretary – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| February 18, 2017

Betsy DeVos (JTA)-Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaker in a historic 51-50 vote. DeVos, a Michigan billionaire whose advocacy for school choice has led to sweeping changes in the educational landscape in her home state, provoked divergent opinions in the Jewish community.



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ADL leaders condemn Trump’s reaction to anti-Semitic incidents … – Cleveland Jewish News

| February 18, 2017

Oren Segal, director of the Anti-Defamation Leagues center on extremism, told an audience of 140 people at the ADL Cleveland regions annual meeting at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood on Feb.



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Domestic extremist-related attacks at highest level since Oklahoma … – Washington Times

| February 17, 2017

Last years mass shooting inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando propelled the annual number of deaths linked to domestic extremist-related attacks to their highest level since the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and also marked the first time in 30 years that right-wing extremists were not responsible for the bulk of the deaths, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League. A preliminary tally of extremist-related deaths in the United States shows that 69 people, including the 49 slain in Orlando, died in extremist-related attacks last year



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