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Facebook shuts down far-right group planning to bring weapons to protests – KMOV.com

| June 3, 2020

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ADL Says Anarchists, Nonideological People Are Behind the Violence at the George Floyd Demonstrations – Jewish Journal

| June 3, 2020

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Center on Extremism Associate Director Joanna Mendelson said extremist groups are participating in the protests over the death of George Floyd. Mendelson told the Journal that although most of the protests around the country have been peaceful, there are some extremists attempting to take advantage of the situation to further their agenda. We are seeing a host of extremists rhetorically try to insert their violent agenda into this national crisis, she said

15 Classroom Resources for Discussing Racism, Policing, and Protest – Education Week

| June 3, 2020

By Sarah Schwartz and Madeline Will As nationwide protests against police brutality continue, teachers in their virtual classrooms areonce again searching for ways to help their students process the killings of black people in police custody in the United States. Speaking with Education Week on Monday, teachers said that they and their colleagues have a responsibility to address these protests, which erupted when George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. "Teachers cannot be silent during this time," said Patrick Harris, a 6th and 7th grade English and social studies teacher at the Detroit Achievement Academy.

Here’s why some of the armed counterprotesters at the Alamo wore Hawaiian shirts – mySA

| June 3, 2020

Military-style groups brandished firearms to protect the Cenotaph in front of the Alamo. Military-style groups brandished firearms to protect the Cenotaph in front of the Alamo. Military-style groups brandished firearms to protect the Cenotaph in front of the Alamo.

Dating Apps Address Racism On and Off the Platforms – Adweek

| June 3, 2020

While major dating apps have pivoted their marketing campaigns and in-app functions to promote virtual dating since the Covid-19 pandemic began in March, theyre now shifting focus to address another urgent issue: racial injustice outside and within their platforms.

Letter to the editor: Maine must acknowledge racist history, present – Press Herald

| June 3, 2020

Maines history and present are built on racism.

State bill would provide training to better identify hate crimes J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| June 3, 2020

David Chius personal background made him an ideal partner for a hate crimes-related bill authored by fellow Assembly member Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino), vice chair of the California Jewish Legislative Caucus. Chiu, a Democrat from San Francisco, describes it this way: I was raised by a Protestant mother and Buddhist father, and schooled by high school priests and four Jewish college roommates. It is his diverse upbringing, coupled with the recent rise in hate crimes against the Jewish community and his own Asian-Pacific Islander community, that led Chiu to co-introduce the proposed legislation with Gabriel and two others.

PERSPECTIVE: Why Branding Antifa a Terror Group Is a Diversion – HSToday

| June 3, 2020

In the wake of protests against police brutality sweeping the nation, the name Antifa abounds online as the political rights bogeyman, blamed even by U.S. President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr as the group upon which to pin all of the blame without acknowledging the very real grievances of the African-American community.[1] Before discussing what Antifa is not, it is worthwhile to discuss what the movement is, how they define themselves, and how they have been described by scholars of militant groups

‘We Will Not Sit Idly By’: Jewish Organizations React to Demonstrations Over George Floyd’s Death – Jewish Journal

| June 3, 2020

Multiple Jewish organizations have released statements reacting to the demonstrations occurring all over the country and in the Los Angeles area after the death of 46-year-old George Floyd. Floyd, an African American, was declared dead at a hospital on May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on Floyds neck for nearly nine minutes. The officer, Derek Chauvin, was arrested on May 29 and charged with third-degree murder

Underlying Conditions of Presidents Andrew Johnson’s and Donald Trump’s Racism – High Plains Reader

| June 3, 2020

by Charlie Barber | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | Last Word | June 2nd, 2020 #4 of On Tyranny: Take Responsibility for the Face of the World - The symbols of today enable the reality of tomorrow.


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