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Ad Council Addresses Wave of Racism Toward the Asian and Pacific Islander Communities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – The Ritz Herald

| August 2, 2020

With nearly 2,000 reported incidences of discrimination and hate speech against the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in the U.S. amidst COVID-19, the Ad Councils Emmy-Award winning Love Has No Labels campaign premiered Fight the Virus. Fight the Bias

Commissioners narrowly pass anti-hate resolution | News – Fort Bend Herald

| August 2, 2020

Fort Bend County commissioners voted to approve an anti-hate resolution, but like almost everything else dealing with COVID-19, the vote was split across party lines. The resolution was approved with a 3-2 vote, with the two Republican commissioners voting against it because they feel the non-binding document puts a chilling effect on free speech. This resolution goes well beyond state and federal law, Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers said

Right-wing extremists kill 329 people since 1994, antifa have killed none – Business Insider – Business Insider

| August 2, 2020

President Donald Trump has accused far-left groups of inciting riots and violence, but in the last 25 years, no murders in the US have been linked to anti-fascists, while 329 murders have been linked to the far-right, according to new research. Researchers at a think tank called the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) assembled a database of almost 900 politically motivated plots and attacks in the US since 1994, ending in May 2020, which was reviewed by The Guardian.

Fort Bend Countys COVID-19 Anti-Hate Resolution wins approval – Chron.com

| August 2, 2020

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court approved a COVID-19 Anti-Hate Resolution in a narrow 3-2 vote over objections from two Republican commissioners. This resolution condemns hate but it creates division. It does not show unity, Commissioner Vincent Morales said during a zoom meeting Tuesday, July 28.

How the extraordinary real life of Ron Stallworth inspired Blackkklansman – iNews

| August 2, 2020

Blackkklansman, Spike Lees hit film starring John Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, and Topher Grace is now available to watch on Netflix. The film tells the story of the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs police department, who sets out to infiltrate and expose the members of the local Ku Klux Klan group, while also being placed in the security detail for K.K.K Grand Wizard David Duke when he visits the area.

Its Time! A Majority Of People In The US Say The Federal Govt Should Do More About Climate – CleanTechnica

| August 2, 2020

July 30th, 2020 by Carolyn Fortuna The US federal government should be doing a whole lot more to reduce the impacts of climate change. Those are the findings from a just-released national survey by Pew Research Center

75 years after Auschwitz, Eva Erbens untold story reminds us why anti-semitism should be confined to history – YourStory

| August 2, 2020

January 27, 2020, marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. However, a recent survey of 16,395 people who identified as Jewish, across 12 EU member states by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), found that 89 percent of respondents said that anti-semitism had increased over the last five years in the countries they lived in

The moment of reckoning for the Facebook advertiser boycott – POLITICO

| July 29, 2020

The Stop Hate for Profit campaign began in the U.S. with a trickle that became a flood. Brands like REI, Ben & Jerry's and Patagonia were among the first to sign on.

ADL to use civil litigation to fight anti-Semitism in Ohio – Cleveland Jewish News

| July 29, 2020

The Anti-Defamation Leagues Cleveland office launched an initiative July 27 the Ohio Legal Assistance Project to support victims of anti-Semitism and extremism who are interested in using civil litigation as a tool to combat hate in Ohio. At a time of rising anti-Semitism and extremism across the country, including here in Ohio, we want to make sure that we at ADL are doing all that we can to support victims who may be interested in taking legal action, said James Pasch, regional director of ADL Cleveland in a news release

Annual Whistleblower Film Festival to Feature The One and Only Jewish Miss America, Documentary Film about an anti-Prejudice Whistleblower -…

| July 29, 2020

David Aronds The One and Only Jewish Miss America is among the 40+ films featured at this years Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival.


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